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Terror Trial

Republicans Criticize 'Despicable' Terror Trial

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's plan to try a suspected al-Qaida senior operative in federal court is kicking up a storm ...

Al Qaeda Cooperators Give Inside View Of Terror Group

AP | By TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- By the time a wayward kid from Long Island named Bryant Neal Vinas joined al-Qaeda in 2008, the sight of trainees swinging from monkey bar...

NYC Man Faces Terror Trial

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A former yellow cab driver-turned-al-Qaida recruit testified for the first time Monday that he drove around New York City in early 20...

Terror Trial Opens In Norway

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway — Three men accused in Norway of an al-Qaida-linked plot to attack a Danish newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad pleaded...

Ghailani Trial Gets It Right

Major General Paul D. Eaton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Major General Paul D. Eaton

By trying Ghailani in civilian courts, he was treated as the criminal that he is, not as a soldier. His sentencing represents both a practical and moral victory for justice, fundamental rights and the rule of law.

Ahmed Ghailani, Guantanamo Bay Detainee, Acquitted Of All But 1 Charge In New York

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial was acquitted Wednesday of all but one of the hundreds of charges he helped un...

Giuliani and Pataki Play Monday Morning Patriot

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New Yorkers who lived through 9/11 tend to feel a special role in the war on terror. We're silent witnesses to the worst that can happen. Unfortunately, the politicians who were there with us won't stop talking.

Attention, Dick Cheney: Don't the Germans Know We're At War?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harry Shearer

While the Cheneys continue to hammer away at the accusation that Obama has a terror trial "mindset" problem, another bullet hole has been leveled at their argument by Germany.

Najibullah Zazi, New York Bomb Plot Suspect, Plans For Plea Deal

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former airport shuttle driver accused of buying beauty supplies to make bombs for an attack on New York City subways pleaded guilty...

Resolution Opposing Terror Trial Approved By NY State Senate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York Senate has passed a resolution opposing trials of terrorists being held in New York City. The resolution passed Tue...

The Big Apple's 9/11 Blues

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New York City was going to be the place where the man accused of organizing the 9/11 attack met American justice. Now, that's all over. And so, perhaps, is Obama's plan to end the Bush-era assault on the Constitution.

Aafia Siddiqui Trial: More Unrest In Al Qaeda Suspect's Courtroom

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist linked to al-Qaida got into trouble again Monday in federal court after twice interrupting the som...

Governors Island To Hold Khalid Shaikh Mohammed Trial?

nytimes.com | AL BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At a news conference Thursday morning, Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly said that the Police Department was studying the feasibility of staging the trial...

Holder Makes Surprise Inspection Of Courthouse, Jail Before 9/11 Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Attorney General Eric Holder made an unannounced visit to a Manhattan courthouse Wednesday to inspect security for the pending trial ...

Terror Trial Security To Cost Over $75M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York police commissioner Raymond Kelly says security for the upcoming trial of the Sept. 11 terror attack suspects will cost much...

The Underperformers: How Key U.S. Officials Have Shaped a Tribal Crisis

Roger Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roger Warner

As it turns out, underperformance and doublespeak are par for the course among U.S. officials involved in the three-nation Hmong crisis.