British Olympian "under investigation as a terrorist threat"

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British Olympian "under investigation as a terrorist threat"

"The double gold medal winner, who was awarded a CBE in the New Year's honours list, said he was hauled before guards while entering the country for a holiday this Christmas.  The 29-year-old runner told The Sun that border guards questioned him because of his 'Somalia origin'.  The athlete even resorted to showing his Olympic medals in an effort to prove who he was.”

"On a previous visit to the country, Farah revealed that he was asked to leave before receiving a letter explaining that he was 'under investigation as a terrorist threat'."

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4718186/Mo-Farah-held-in-US-terror-bungle.html

Non-story, incompetence, paranoia, or the DHS just doing their job?

[ You might note that he is British, as is his father.  He just happened to be born in Somalia, then moved to the UK with his father at the age of 8. ]

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