The cock-up has cratered. The young woman has been released and now they’re claiming that it was a case of someone stealing her identity. Uh-huh. Yemen bomb suspect released, lawyer says
Nov. 1, 2010 – LA Times – The Yemen government did not issue a statement on why Hanan Samawi, who was detained Saturday after her cellphone number was traced to shipping orders, was freed. The student’s release could be a political embarrassment for President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who had announced her arrest in a high-profile news conference apparently designed to show that his government was moving aggressively against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.