- As details emerge about the suicide bomber Richard Reid,
some key questions remain unanswered:
- * How did French airport officials miss the bombs in
his shoes despite lengthy questioning that forced him to miss his first
- * Why did European intelligence agencies not trace his
movements this year despite proven links with known Islamic
- * Why did British officials in Brussels issue a new
without question despite pages being torn from Reid's old document?
- * Was there an unknown accomplice travelling with Reid
on Flight 63 who has so far escaped detection?
- * Who was providing the large sums of ready cash that
Reid used to buy air tickets and pay hotel bills despite having no
- * Did he stay in an as yet unknown safe house in Paris
in the days before taking the flight?