This artist rendering shows Amine El Khalifi before U.S. District Judge T. Rawles Jones Jr. in federal court in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. El Khalifi, a 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested Friday near the U.S. Capitol as he was planning to detonate what he thought was a suicide vest, given to him by FBI undercover operatives, said police and government officials. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)

Man Arrested in Attempted Suicide Attack at U.S. Capitol, Terrorist or Victim of Entrapment?

(MintPress)— When Amine el-Khalifi was arrested on Friday, he thought he was wearing an explosive devise intended for a suicide attack on the U.S. Capitol. El Khalifi was unaware that the explosives were actually inoperable and provided by undercover FBI agents, not al-Qaeda operatives. The federal involvement in the attempted terrorist operation resulting from interactions […]

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