Jury Convicts Embassy Bomb Suspect Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani on Just 1 of 286 Charges

A federal jury in New York has cleared Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to stand trial in a civilian court, of all but one major count in a 286-count indictment. The verdict found Ghailani, accused of participating in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa, guilty of conspiracy to damage or destroy U.S. property with explosives, a charge that can carry a penalty of 20 years to life. "We respect the jury's verdict and are pleased that Ahmed Ghailani now faces a...Full Story
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