Why? What was in it for them?
Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's New President, Vows To Free Blind Sheikh Tied To WTC Bombing
Morsi: I want the US to free the Blind Sheikh
Egypt's new president vows to free blind sheikh tied to 1993 WTC bombing
SEPT. 24, 2012:
Egypts President Morsi: I Will Do Everything in My Power to Secure Freedom For the Blind Sheikh
SEPT. 17, 2012:
Source: State Department Considering Talks to Transfer Blind Sheikh to Egypt