Dina Temple-Raston http://michiganradio.org en 'Underwear Bomber' Trial May Shed Light On Awlaki http://michiganradio.org/post/underwear-bomber-trial-may-shed-light-awlaki Opening statements in the trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the suspect in the failed Christmas Day attack on a U.S.-bound airliner, begin Tuesday in Detroit. Besides the obvious issue of Abdulmutallab's guilt or innocence, questions remain about his ties to the American-born radical imam killed last month in a CIA drone strike.<p>Two Christmases ago, Abdulmutallab allegedly boarded Northwest Flight 253 in Amsterdam with a mission. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:39:35 +0000 Dina Temple-Raston 4539 at http://michiganradio.org 'Underwear Bomber' Trial May Shed Light On Awlaki