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James Cromitie

The Newburgh Sting

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

For many terrorism case watchers, the conviction of four men from Newburgh, New York -- for plotting to car bomb a pair of Jewish temples and shoot shoulder-fired missiles at parked military cargo jets -- has been the most troubling of all post-9/11 terrorism prosecutions.

Stage-Managing the War on Terror: Ensnaring Terrorists Demands Creativity

Stephan Salisbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephan Salisbury

Informers have by now become our first line of defense in our battles with the evildoers, the go-to guys in the never-ending domestic war on terror. This duplicitous landscape of "success" has been illuminated yet again.

James Cromitie's Defense Lawyers Cite Entrapment In Bronx Synagogue Attack Plot

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

James Cromitie, the man accused of masterminding a plot to blow up two synagogues in the Riverdale section of the Bronx was offered $250,000 by a paid...

Islam Not to Blame for Bronx Terror Plot

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

The suspects are troubled oddballs operating well outside the mainstream of the American Muslim community or even real terrorist threats like Al-Qaeda.