Until just before he embarked upon his great jihad. “Yemen: Visa of Nigerian Would-Be-Bomber Expired,” from AP, December 31:
SAN’A, Yemen (AP) — The Nigerian suspected in the attempted attack on a U.S. airliner had stayed on in Yemen illegally after his visa expired three months ago and should have been stopped by authorities from leaving the country, Yemeni security officials said Thursday.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab spent time in Yemen on two occasions before the attempted Christmas Day attack on a Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines flight.
Yemeni officials said Abdulmutallab’s student visa for Yemen, where he studied Arabic at a local language institute, was valid from Aug. 4 to Sept. 21.
After his visa expired, the 23-year-old stayed on in Yemen until the first week in December, they said, but his whereabouts in the country is unknown….
”We arranged a taxi to take him to the airport on Sept. 21 and we said goodbye,” school director Muhammad al-Anisi told The Associated Press. ”Our responsibility toward him ended that day.”…
Of course. No one has any responsibility for this guy.