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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:30 PM

Terrorist captured in Port Angeles (Ressam) sentenced to 37 years for millennium plot

Source: Peninsula Daily News

Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam was sentenced today to 37 years in prison for plotting to bomb Los Angeles International Airport around the turn of the new millennium.

Ressam was arrested in Port Angeles in December 1999 after he drove off the MV Coho ferry from Victoria with a trunk full of explosives.

U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle had twice ordered him to serve 22-year terms, but both times the sentences were reversed on appeal.(more@ link, including info he gave and recanted)

Read more: http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20121024/news/310249984/terrorist-captured-in-port-angeles-sentenced-to-37-years-for

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:35 PM

1. The intelligence community under Clinton's management was

given all the proper tools needed to stop these types of acts.

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Response to Dawson Leery (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:41 PM

2. "Bin Laden determined to strike in US" was prompted by info he provided. Yay to the guys who chased

him down on foot from the ferry.

Information he provided helped convict several terror suspects; prompt the famous August 2001 FBI memo titled “Bin Laden determined to strike in U.S.” and contribute to the arrest of suspected Osama bin Laden lieutenant Abu Zubaydah, who remains in custody without charges at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:46 PM

3. With President Gore, 09/11/2001 would have been another ordinary late summer day.

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