RealNews

Explosives Found at Embassy in Beirut

A Lebanese man with a suitcase of explosives, possibly to carry out a suicide attack, was arrested outside the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Wednesday. A second man, a Palestinian taxi driver, was arrested as a possible accomplice. The Lebanese man was seeking to enter the embassy when he was stopped by soldiers at an army checkpoint about 500 yards from the compound, a senior Lebanese security official said. The U.S. Embassy official confirmed that a man with “a suspicious package” was arrested when he tried to enter the embassy. The man, identified as Abed Mreish, was carrying more than two pounds of explosives in a small suitcase, the Lebanese official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.