BREAKING: Osama Bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Convicted of Conspiring to Kill AmericansPosted: March 26, 2014
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For the NY Daily News, Daniel Beekman reports: Jurors found Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law guilty Wednesday of providing support to terrorists and conspiring to kill Americans as an Al Qaeda spokesman around the time of the 9/11 attacks.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, 48, spewed hateful speeches alongside Bin Laden in several Al Qaeda propaganda videos filmed shortly after the attacks, including one made outside a mountain cave in Afghanistan on Sept. 12, 2001, the day after the Twin Towers fell.
It took the 12 jurors about a day to reach their verdict in Manhattan Federal Court and the defendant now faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.
“These young men who have destroyed the United States and launched the storm of airplanes against it have done a good deed,” said Abu Ghaith, the highest-ranked Al Qaeda figure to be tried on U.S. soil since 9/11.
“The storm of airplanes will not abate.”
Prosecutors said the religious cleric from Kuwait helped Al Qaeda by speaking to fighters at training camps in Afghanistan before 9/11 and by serving as a mouthpiece for Bin Laden as the terrorist leader sought to recruit a new crop of suicide attackers…Read more…
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- Deliberations Set To Begin In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law (newyork.cbslocal.com)