Did the media fail the American people on Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi?

Douglas Ernst Blog

Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi

Who is Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi? After the Boston terror bombings on Monday, April 15, Americans were told that the Saudi student was injured in the blasts orchestrated by Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Then we were told that the man was cleared — despite numerous bags being taken from his home that night.

Fast forward to Wednesday, when president Obama met with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal. The meeting was not on his schedule.

U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal at the White House on Wednesday and discussed the conflict in Syria, a spokeswoman said.

The meeting was not on Obama’s public schedule.

The spokeswoman, Caitlin Hayden, said the president joined a meeting between the Saudi official and Obama’s national security adviser, Tom Donilon.

Syria? The conflict that has been going on for months? What could be going on in Syria that…

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