Ali Saleh Al-Marri, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Al Qaeda, could have got 15 years. But the federal judge took into account the almost six years he was held without charge as an enemy combatant in a military prison.
The International Islamic University is carving out a much-needed space in Muslim intellectual, and through it, political, life.
Two Yemen-based militants dressed as women, one of whom was a former Guantánamo prisoner, were intercepted at a Saudi checkpoint last week.
Recent domestic terror suspects had converted to Islam while in prison. Experts are divided on the extent of the threat.
Israel does have the capability to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, but such an operation would be very complex and costly, politically.
With 37 prisoners executed last year, the United States is among the top five countries that still have the death penalty.
Commended for trying more US cooperation with the world, he must be wary of also compromising US ideals.
Saudi Arabia, a close US ally, has switched from a policy of isolation toward engagement. Some hope the warming could bolster US Middle East peace efforts.