Thursday, March 7, 2013

Should Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Be Treated As A Suspected Common Criminal

New York Hearing Set as Son-in-Law of Bin Laden Is Caught -- New York Times

WASHINGTON — A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden was recently arrested in the Middle East, was transferred to the United States and is now in a New York jail, according to two people briefed on the matter.

The son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a former spokesman for Al Qaeda, was taken into American custody in Jordan and will appear in court in New York on Friday, one person said. He is facing numerous charges, including material support for terrorism.

Details about Mr. Abu Ghaith’s arrest were sketchy on Thursday, but officials said that he was originally detained in Turkey several weeks ago. Reports in the Turkish press said that he was deported to Jordan, where American officials took him into custody.

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My Comment:
I would have sent him to Gitmo, but now that he is lawyered up he will probably provide zero intelligence or information to investigators. I guess the administration is not at all interested in knowing what he knows. Talk about returning to a pre-9/11 mindset.

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