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Bin Laden Spokesman Pleads Not Guilty to Plot

This image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman.

Associated Press | Mar 08, 2013

NEW YORK - A senior al-Qaida leader and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, captured in Jordan in the past week, pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in New York to plotting against Americans in his role as the terror network's top spokesman. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was brought into the largest courtroom at the federal courthouse shortly after 10 ... more

House OKs Indefinite Detention of Terror Suspects

Associated Press | May 18, 2012

WASHINGTON - The House on Friday endorsed the indefinite detention without trial of terrorist suspects, even for U.S. citizens seized on American soil. A coalition of Democrats and tea party Republicans fell short in their effort to end the controversial policy established last year and based on the post-Sept. 11 authorization for the use of mi... more

Ex-Spy: CIA Balked at Chance to Kill Bin Laden

 | Aug 29, 2012

WARSAW, Poland - In late 1999, two years before the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, a group of Afghan agents loyal to an anti-Taliban guerrilla leader proposed assassinating Osama bin Laden. All they wanted was the $5 million reward the Clinton administration had offered for bin Laden's capture, says a former Polish spy w... more

Senate Torture Report Examines Hunt for Bin Laden

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Associated Press | Mar 31, 2014

WASHINGTON -- A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation. The CIA still disputes that conclusion. From the moment of bin Laden's death alm... more

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Guilty Of Terror Conspiracy

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UPI | Mar 26, 2014

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was convicted Wednesday in New York of conspiring to kill U.S. residents and providing material support to terrorism. A jury in federal court found Sulaiman Abu Ghaith guilty a day after beginning deliberations. Ghaith, 48, a native of Kuwait, faces life in prison when he is sentenced. During the three-week trial, ... more

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