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Ahmed Ferhani

Ahmed Ferhani: Terrorist or Loser?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

So who is Ahmed Ferhani, sentenced last week to 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to planning to attack New York City synagogues?

Intelligence Division: Yet Again, Bending the Rules

Len Levitt | Posted 07.07.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

According to WNYC, Intel detectives arrested half a dozen Occupy Wall Street protestors on old warrants for minor violations to question them about their May Day demonstrations, which were expected to shut down key areas of the city.

Lone Wolves or Sheep?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.19.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Defense attorney Elizabeth Fink last week underscored an ugly truth about the NYPD's three key terrorism cases. In each case, terrorism suspects have turned out to be mentally unstable young men.

Another Take on Terror

Len Levitt | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Another full-court press conference on terror. Another terrorism air ball. That's the tale of the tape in last week's indictments of Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh, two alleged "lone wolf" terrorists.

New York City's Topsy-Turvy Terrorism War

Len Levitt | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Mayor Bloomberg declaring last week that the FBI was not interested in pursuing a terrorism case developed by the NYPD suggests that the relationship between the two agencies has sunk to an all-time low.