Botched car bomb becomes political football

Just over a week after an attempt to set off a car bomb in New York’s Times Square failed, several key questions remain unanswered.

8th May, 2010

Just over a week after an attempt to set off a car bomb in New York’s Times Square failed, several key questions remain unanswered.

Among them are the degree to which the man said to have admitted the attempted bombing received help from others, and the exact nature of the anti-terrorism lessons that can be learned from his actions.

Faisal Shahzad, 30, was arrested last Monday night. He almost escaped after evading surveillance...

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