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Taliban Fighter Case Stirs Question on Law of Armed Conflict
A former Russian army officer who defected to fight alongside Taliban-affiliated forces is now arguing that he should never have been prosecuted at all
American Taliban John Walker Lindh in Court Challenging Prison Prayer Policies
John Walker Lindh, dubbed the American Taliban when he was captured at the beginning of the Afghan war, is suing prison officials for the right to pray five times a day with fellow Islamic inmates. Lindh, 31, is expected to testify in an Indianapolis courtroom today regarding the ban on daily group
Afghanistan: America's Longest War
Father of First American Casualty in Afghanistan: 'You Can't Remember All Their Names, There Are So Many'
Republicans Slam Attorney General Eric Holder Over Terrorist Defense Lawyers at Justice Department
In an escalating war of words with Attorney General Eric Holder, Senate Republicans are raising "serious concerns" about political appointees at the Justice Department who previously worked on behalf of terror suspects. The Republicans told Holder in a letter obtained by ABC News that "unanswered
Webb, Lieberman; Dems Criticize Terror Trials to be Held in New York
While the mayor and the two Democratic senators from New York are on-board with the Justice Department on the administration’s decision to try KSM and others in federal courts, there is some growing pushback among conservative Democrats.
FBI Stings Are Chilling Evidence of Homegrown Terror
The chilling scene of two wannabe terrorists in Texas and Illinois trying to detonate vehicles stuffed with what they believed were powerful explosives this week is a stark reminder that the threat of terror on U.S. soil is very real. The stings that disrupted these lethal plans were in addition to
Clem's Chronicles: More on NY Terror Plot/Terror Plots Foiled in Illinois, Texas/Aids Vaccine Trial
Well the good news is that all the various terror plot stories seemed to have been nipped in the bud. But there sure seem to be a lot of them…. NY TERROR PLOT/BEAUTY PARLOR BOMB PLAN-We learned a whole lot...
Suburban New Yorker Charged With Being al Qaeda Fighter
A man from a New York City suburb has been charged with joining al Qaeda and taking part in a rocket attack against a U.S. base in Afghanistan. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney's office in New York alleged in court papers unsealed today that Bryant Neal Vinas, 26, of New York's Long Island
Exclusive: FBI Probes Muhammad's Ties to Ohio Mosque
Nuradin Abdi was convicted in 2007 of planning to blow up an Ohio shopping mall. Iyman Faris was convicted in 2003 of planning to blow up the Brooklyn Bridge. Christopher Paul was convicted in 2008 of conspiring to use explosives against targets in the U.S. and Europe. All three terrorists
Bush Commutes Ex-Border Agents' Sentences
Jose Compean, Ignacio Ramos to Be Released in March; The Men Are Currently Serving Time for Shooting a Drug Smuggler