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Abu Anas Al Libi

Unbearable Pain and Sorrow That Never Goes Away

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 05.15.2016 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

It was no surprise on Friday in Manhattan federal court when convicted Osama bin Laden lieutenant Khaled al-Fawwaz received a life sentence for terrorism. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan had done this twice before.

Terror on Trial: What 9/11 Families Learned in Court

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

During the trial of al Qaeda spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghaith that ended last week, a special group spectators went largely unnoticed. "This man is evil from his head down to his toes," said Rosemary Cain, one of half a dozen 9/11 family members who attended part of the three-week trial.

Even al Qaeda Operatives Deserve Their Day in Court -- and Justice

Aki Peritz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Aki Peritz

Intelligence gathering is certainly one important aspect of the counterterrorism business, but ultimately the U.S. needs to prosecute and incarcerate these individuals -- and our federal court system remains the most effective way to bring terrorists to justice.

Health Of Captured Al Qaeda Suspect Deteriorated Aboard U.S. Ship

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | World

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON Oct 15 (Reuters) - An elite U.S. interrogation team abandoned its questioning of an al-Qaeda militant who...

Qaeda Suspect Should Be Transferred to the U.S. for Trial

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

The capture of alleged al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Libi by American forces last weekend in Tripoli raises a range of troubling questions. But the answer to one of them -- what to do with him now -- is clear.

Senior Al Qaeda Figure Captured In Libya Held On U.S. Ship

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Mark Hosenball and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - An elite U.S. interrogation team is questioning the senior al Qaeda f...