| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:45 PM
NEW YORK — It took less than 13 months for Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, to be arrested, put on trial and convicted of terrorism charges for being the fiery mouthpiece of Al Qaeda in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:55 PM
NEW YORK -- However you viewed the outcome of the terrorism trial of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, perhaps best known as Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, one thing was clear from its start until the moment the word "guilty" was read in court: the lingering effect...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:08 PM
WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., who for five years has advocated trying terrorism suspects in U.S. civilian court only to be slapped down by Congress, took a victory lap in New York on Tuesday, proclaiming that last week's conviction...
| Apr 8, 2014
More than a year after it approved a report critical of the CIA's interrogation and detention policies, the Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to make a portion of the document public. It's now up to President Obama to ensure that the agency doesn'...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has written a rambling, deeply religious manifesto that suggests Muslims should not use violence to spread Islam — a sharp departure from his earlier boasts of waging...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:20 PM
In an unprecedented move, a federal judge Wednesday ordered prosecutors to turn over confidential court filings that launched the terrorism sting operation against a young west suburban man who was ultimately charged with plotting to set off a bomb...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:33 PM
WASHINGTON — From his cell in the heavily guarded prison at Guantanamo Bay, the presumed chief architect of the Sept. 11 terrorist plot is offering to be a key defense witness in what probably will be the only trial in New York of someone charged in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON — Lawyers in the upcoming trial of an alleged top Al Qaeda leader reached a compromise Thursday to allow his defense attorney to submit written questions to Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, with government lawyers allowed to review the questions...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:20 PM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. recently talked with Washington Bureau Justice Department reporter Timothy M. Phelps about various aspects of his last five years in office.
Second Term Agenda: What I have tried to do in this second term, after a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:36 PM
WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers in the upcoming New York terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law asked for a 45-day delay Tuesday, saying their case hinges on testimony that self-confessed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON—Federal prosecutors will not be allowed to review the answers that alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed provides later this week to the defense team of a fellow suspected terrorist, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:08 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal judge overseeing the case against accused Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman abu Ghaith on Wednesday granted a one-week delay in the trial's start date, giving defense attorneys additional time to review potential testimony that...