Saudi Terrorist Plot
On November 2, 2008, an official with the Saudi Arabian government reported through their official newspaper, Al-Watan (Saudi Arabia), confirmed that Saudi Arabian authorities foiled the suicide hijacking plot associated with MacLean's disclosure.
The attackers planned to transit through the U.S. to another destination so they could avoid applying for hard-to-get American visas required for Saudi nationals. The anonymous official said the militants were preparing to execute the alleged plot when it was stopped.
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