Bin Laden's Media mouthpiece convicted

Here's a dash of reality amidst the election madness.  Osama Bin Laden's media spokesman has been convicted of "conspiring with al Qaeda, soliciting murder and providing material support for terrorism;" Yemeni prisoner Ali Hamza al Bahlul is the second man to be convicted by a jury in the war crimes court at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He faces life in prison and could learn his sentence on Monday. The jury of nine U.S. military officers deliberated about four hours before reaching their verdict on Friday after a weeklong trial. FBI interrogators testified that Bahlul scripted the videotaped wills of two September 11 hijackers and boasted of making a two-hour al Qaeda commercial designed to recruit suicide bombers. The recruitment video was filled with bloody images of violence against Muslims and portrayed the attack on the USS Cole as part of "The Solution." It praised the suicide bombers who drove a boat full of explosives...(Read Full Post)