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The Atlantic – Politics – Gallop Poll: A Fascinating Look at the Political Views of Muslim Americans

A Fascinating Look at the Political Views of Muslim Americans By┬áCONOR FRIEDERSDORF AUG 3 2011, 8:00 AM ET A new Gallup poll shows that they are more likely than Christians or Jews to object to the targeting and killing of civilians     An arm of the Gallup organization based in the United Arab Emirates […]

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“Holmes: The crimes of Tarek Mehanna” Metrowest Daily News

By Rick Holmes/Opinion editor The MetroWest Daily News Posted Nov 27, 2011 @ 12:29 AM Ahmed Mehanna was worried, aggravated and fearful for his son. He worried about the websites young Tarek had been visiting, the books he’d been reading. Tarek had taken a trip to Yemen his father thought might look suspicious to the […]

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Witness: Terror suspect Tarek Mehanna suspected there was a spy among his friends – Metro Desk – Local news updates from The Boston Globe

Witness: Terror suspect Tarek Mehanna suspected there was a spy among his friends 11/08/2011 3:20 PM By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff After being approached by FBI agents investigating his activities, alleged terror supporter Tarek Mehanna in 2006 apparently began to suspect that one of his friends was a government informant, an agent testified today […]

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Defense depicts Mehanna as a scholar – Metro – The Boston Globe

Some quotes from today’s Boston Globe article about yesterday’s cross-examination by Janice Bassil of Ali Aboubakr:             Aboubakr also testified that Mehanna would speak in support of suicide bombers and against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during Internet chats they had, mostly in 2006. But under Bassil’s questioning yesterday, […]

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Day 9: Janice Bassil Cross-Examines Ali Aboubakr

The following transcript lays out with in-depth detail Janice Bassil’s 4-hour cross-examination of Ali Aboubakr, the government’s first cooperating witness to be called to the stand. Examination and cross-examination is conventionally managed through electronic records of chat logs between Ali and Tarek. Over the 4-hour hearing, Bassil methodically revisited the chat logs that the prosecution […]

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