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Posts Tagged ‘Taliban’

NY District Court Finds USCs Guilty of Conspiring to Acquire Anti-Aircraft Missiles, Providing Material Support to the Taliban

According to the Department of Justice press release, last week, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found Alwar Pouryan and Oded Orbach, United States Citizens (USCs) guilty of conspiring to provide material support to the Taliban and conspiring to acquire anti-aircraft missiles. The mandatory minimum sentence for these charges is twenty-five […]

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Apr 24th, 2013 AIII Courts, Terrorism

Dempsey “concerned” about releasing Gitmo prisoners – CNN

According to a February 14, 2012 article in CNN's national security blog, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, expressed concerns about "transferring prisoners from Guantanamo in a deal to bring the Taliban to the negotiation table." CNN quoted a portion of General Dempsey's testimony in front of the Senate Armed Services […]

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The Taliban who may leave Gitmo – CNN

On February 3, 2012, CNN reported that the Obama Administration is considering the release of several senior Taliban members from Guantanamo Bay.  While the details have not been disclosed to the public, CNN reports that the individuals would likely be relocated to Qatar.  The option stems from recent efforts by the Obama Administration to explore […]

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Seven Men Charged with Plot to Assist Taliban

According to several reports, seven men were charged in U.S. federal court in New York Monday with attempting to smuggle drugs into the United States for the Taliban and attempting to sell weapons to people they believed to be Taliban representatives. The Wall Street Journal reports that the indictment accuses some of the men of […]

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Feb 15th, 2011 al-Qaida