Skip to comments.Would-be Bush assassin could face life. Abu Ali wanted to kill 'leader of the infidels'
Posted on 11/22/2005 2:47:28 PM PST by Pragmatic_View
An Arab-American college student was convicted Tuesday of joining al Qaeda and plotting to assassinate President Bush.
The federal jury rejected Ahmed Omar Abu Ali's claim that Saudi authorities whipped and tortured him to extract a false confession.
Abu Ali, a 24-year-old U.S. citizen born to a Jordanian father and raised in Falls Church, Virginia, could get life in prison on charges that include conspiracy to assassinate the president and providing support to al Qaeda. Sentencing was scheduled for February.
Abu Ali confessed shortly after his June 2003 arrest at a university in Medina, Saudi Arabia, that he joined al Qaeda and discussed various terrorist plots, including a plan to personally assassinate Bush and to establish himself as a leader of an al Qaeda cell in the United States.
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A drawing shows Ahmed Abu Ali in court earlier this year.
Fry the bastard.
I hope they never parole him to Vermont, he'd wind up Senator or Congressman. Just hang him and then bury him in a pig sty.
Too bad, so sad.
I'm so sorry he won't be executed.
This way he'd executed before the trial.
The other way is a toss-up for a conviction.
Life for plotting to do the deed but if you actually shoot the president you get to go free on weekends.
Thats American Justice for you.
No I'm not complaining about this guys impending sentence just complaining about the one Hinckley got.
Any bets on which U.S. political party this guy would belong to?
They should disembowel him for life...
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