Petraeus: Times Square Suspect Is 'Lone Wolf'

General says he didn't get help from Pakistan militants
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 7, 2010 11:48 AM CDT
Gen. David Petraeus talks during a press conference in Kandahar city on April 30.   (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)
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(Newser) – Gen. David Petraeus says the Times Square bombing suspect is a "lone wolf" terrorist who did not work with others. The general who oversees the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan says alleged bomber Faisal Shahzad was inspired by militants in Pakistan, but didn't have direct contact with them. Shahzad told investigators he went to a terror training camp in Pakistan, but they have yet to confirm that, Kimberly Dozier—the war correspondent seriously wounded in Iraq in 2006—reports in one of her first stories since leaving CBS for the AP.

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