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The teenage terrorist [Editorial]

Federal prosecutors are recommending that Mohammad Hassan Khalid — who pleaded guilty to conspiring to aid terrorists while he attended a Howard county high school — be granted leniency at his sentencing because of his considerable cooperation with authorities. The government suggests a term of "less than 10 years" in a court document filed last week in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia. We think they can do better. In fact, time served may be appropriate. Mr. Khalid, a Mount Hebron High School graduate who earned a full scholarship to Johns Hopkins University before his arrest in July 2011 at the age of 17, has already spent more than two years in prison. And...

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