Stories Tagged ‘9/11 attacks’

Court Upholds Moussaoui Conviction

By Ryan J. Reilly | January 4, 2022

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and life prison term the only person convicted in a U.S. court in connection with the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Holder in NYC To Discuss Plans for KSM Trial

By Stephanie Woodrow | December 9, 2021

Although details of the meeting were not reported by ABC News, it noted that the agenda likely included the security arrangements for the next three years while the trial is taking place.

9/11 Families Protest KSM Trial in New York City

By Main Justice staff | December 7, 2021

Protestors gathered outside the federal courthouse in Manhattan Saturday to protest the decision to try terrorism suspects in civilian court.


By Joe Palazzolo | November 16, 2021

The Washington Post has a behind-the-scenes look at the turf battle for the terrorism case of an era.

Convenience Store Probe Morphs From Terror to Meth

By Joe Palazzolo | September 29, 2022

“We don’t care if they’re green Martians,” one Mississippi official said, denying that store owners of Middle Eastern descent were targeted for their ethnic background.

DOJ Letter Confirms: Motley Rice Told to Destroy Leaked Intel Docs

By Mary Jacoby | June 29, 2022

After the Supreme Court turned down its appeal on behalf of 9/11 victims’ families, the Motley Rice law firm gave us a letter showing the Department of Justice did in fact require it to destroy copies of classified U.S. intelligence documents about Saudi Arabian finances that were leaked anonymously to the firm.

NYT: DOJ Ordered Leaked Intel on Saudis Destroyed

By Mary Jacoby | June 23, 2022

After the Obama Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to end a civil lawsuit brought by 9/11 victims families against alleged Saudi financiers of terrorism, the Motley Rice law firm dumps a load of new documents on the New York Times.

How I Got Chewed Out For Revealing Soufan’s Doha Pad

By Mary Jacoby | May 13, 2022

To protect his identity, former FBI agent Ali Soufan testified behind a wooden panel at today’s Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on torture. Yet in 2007, he was very publicly running all around the Middle East working for Rudy Giuliani’s “security” consulting business.