A terrorist goes free


Lots of talk of late of where the Guantanamo detainees and where they’re going – and how a couple of former detainees may have ended up back with al-Qaida.

The AP has an in-depth investigation of the release freedom of a terrorist from another age and time: Khalid Duhham al-Jawary was convicted for his failed attempt in 1973 to bomb Israeli targets in New York, during a visit by then-Prime Minister Golda Meir.

Al Jawary’s served his time – with time off for good behavior – but the ex-fed who captured him in 1991 thinks he’s still dangerous; AP uncovers evidence linking al-Jawary to other crimes, including possible involvement in the 1974 bombing of a TWA flight that killed 88 people.

It’s an exciting read.

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