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  • Planning Another 9/11 - Sources: ‘Enemy Combatant’ Was Plotting New Round of U.S. Attacks

    06/24/2003 5:47:47 PM PDT · by freeperfromnj · 15 replies · 450+ views
    ABC News ^ | June 24, 2003
    June 24— The Qatari man designated an enemy combatant by the Bush administration was planning another Sept. 11 attack, sources told ABCNEWS. Ali Saleh Kahlah Al-Marri, 37, was deemed an enemy combatant by the Bush administration on Monday after officials said he was positively identified by an al Qaeda detainee as being part of a planned second wave of terror attacks on the United States. Government officials said they believed al Qaeda's top leadership sent Al-Marri to the United States to coordinate a new round of attacks. "Al-Marri was sent to the United States as a facilitator for other al...
  • Citizen Hamdi The case against birthright citizenship

    09/28/2004 1:32:18 PM PDT · by FatLoser · 13 replies · 458+ views
    The American Conservative ^ | 27 Sep 04 | Howard Sutherland
    September 27, 2004 issue Citizen Hamdi The case against birthright citizenship By Howard Sutherland All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. —United States Constitution, Amendment XIV, Section 1, clause 1 On June 28, the Supreme Court decided the case of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, holding that an American citizen confined in the United States as an enemy combatant has the right to contest his detention before a neutral decision-maker. Yaser Esam Hamdi, a Saudi, was captured by U.S. forces in...
  • Two Held Over US Fears Of Radical Cell In Forces

    09/23/2003 5:44:39 PM PDT · by blam · 57 replies · 668+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 9-23-2003 | David Rennie
    Two held over US fears of radical cell in forces By David Rennie in Washington (Filed: 24/09/2003) The United States military is urgently investigating a potential radical Muslim cell among its own servicemen at the Guantanamo Bay prison as it emerged yesterday that two more members of the garrison are in custody. Senior Airman Ahmad I al-Halabi, an Arabic language translator, was secretly arrested a month ago, Pentagon officials said last night. He is being held at an air base in California and is charged with more than 30 counts of espionage, aiding the enemy, disobeying a lawful order and...
  • Family Demands U.S. Rights for Prisoner

    07/04/2003 12:41:16 AM PDT · by kattracks · 28 replies · 264+ views
    AP | 7/04/03
    The Associated Press MECCA, Saudi Arabia July 4 — Nearly two years have passed since Yaser Esam Hamdi returned to his native United States, handcuffed and classed as an "enemy combatant" after American forces captured him in Afghanistan.A court appeal for his right to have a lawyer and answer the allegations is pending, but the parents of the 22-year-old Saudi from Baton Rouge, La., are no closer to knowing if they will ever see him again. They say they should at least be allowed to visit him in prison. "If they consider him an American, then why don't they...
  • Terror suspect named as 'enemy combatant'

    06/23/2003 10:25:43 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 20 replies · 1,665+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, June 24, 2003 | Jerry Seper
    <p>A Qatar native held on charges of lying to the FBI in an investigation into the September 11 attacks was designated yesterday as an "enemy combatant" and could be tried before a military tribunal for helping al Qaeda operatives relocate in the United States. Ali Saleh Kahlah Al-Marri, 37, in Justice Department custody since late 2001, was given the new designation by President Bush and handed over to the Defense Department.</p>
  • Qatari Man Designated Enemy Combatant

    06/23/2003 12:57:40 PM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 3 replies · 165+ views
    Qatari Man Designated Enemy Combatant POSTED: 3:16 p.m. EDT June 23, 2003 UPDATED: 3:32 p.m. EDT June 23, 2003 WASHINGTON -- A man from Qatar has been designated as an enemy combatant of the United States -- for allegedly paving the way for al-Qaida operatives to settle in the United States. Ali Saleh Kahlah Al Marri has been in custody since 2001. The government's move puts him under the control of the Defense Department, without the rights afforded defendants in the civilian criminal justice system. Al Marri is accused of lying to the FBI, and also of credit card fraud....
  • U.S. is told to say why man held - Yaser Esam Hamdi, American born, Saudi parents

    07/19/2002 7:24:30 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 13 replies · 212+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 19, 2002 | Associated Press Staff
    U.S. is told to say why man held 07/19/2002 Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. - The U.S. government must explain within a week why it is holding prisoner an American-born man who was captured with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, a federal judge ordered Thursday. The judge also directed the government to spell out with whom the United States is fighting its war on terrorism. Prosecutors have argued that Yaser Esam Hamdi, 21, can be held indefinitely without charges because he is an enemy combatant in that war. "Will the war never be over as long as there is any ......