Benghazi 'on scene commander' found guilty on terrorism charges

The man described by the government as the "on scene commander" of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, was convicted on four terrorism-related counts. But the jury found Abu Khattalah not guilty on the four murder charges relating to the attack. Kattalah was convicted of: Conspiracy to provide material support and resources to terrorists. Providing material support and resources to terrorists. Using, carrying, and discharging a semi-automatic assault rifle during a crime of violence. Maliciously destroying and injuring dwellings and property, and placing lives in jeopardy within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and attempting to do the same. The government announced last year that it would seek life in prison for Kattalah and not the death penalty in the case.  Cumulatively, Kattalah faces up to 60 years in...(Read Full Post)