Yemeni Terrorist Walks Free
by Jonathan Schanzer • Feb 24, 2008 at 10:21 am
A Yemeni-American who is among the FBI's most wanted terrorism suspects appeared in a Yemeni court Saturday and then walked free, the Associated Press reports.
Jaber Elbaneh is a former member of the Lackawanna sleeper cell outside of Buffalo, NY. He left the United States in spring 2001 as part of a larger group that authorities said traveled to Osama bin Laden's al-Farooq training camp in Afghanistan.
Yemen, once thought to be a hard-working partner in the war on terror, is now letting many of its terrorists go free for reasons unknown. Read more about it here.
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