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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 CONOR 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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Parkhurst: Defending Tarek Mehanna – Millis, MA – Wicked Local Millis

Parkhurst: Defending Tarek Mehanna The MetroWest Daily News Posted Dec 01, 2011 @ 08:36 AM FRAMINGHAM — Thank you for the thoughtful column about Tarek Mehanna in this Sunday’s paper (“The crimes of Tarek Mehanna,” by Rick Holmes, Nov. 27). Although Mehanna is opposed to the U.S. presence in Iraq, so are many other people, […]

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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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Mehanna counseled nonviolence in ’06 – Metro – The Boston Globe

Mehanna counseled nonviolence in ’06 Testifies for 3d day in terrorism trial By Milton J. Valencia |  GLOBE STAFF     NOVEMBER 22, 2011 Tarek Mehanna told his close friend Daniel Maldonado during a get-together in Egypt in 2006 to think of his family, to resist the urge to join the violence growing in Somalia, Maldonado […]

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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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Politicizing terrorism, again – Editorials – The Boston Globe

Politicizing terrorism, again NOVEMBER 07, 2011 DID TAREK Mehanna, the Lincoln-Sudbury High School graduate who holds a doctoral degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, conspire to provide material support to Al Qaeda? Anyone who is curious can visit his trial at Boston’s federal courthouse. But if recent amendments to the 2012 […]

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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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