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Top al Qaeda leader wrote in his diaries before 9/11 saying that they wanted to ‘bring America to its knees’

The diary of a top al Qaeda leader has revealed that their expressed purpose while planning attacks in the months and years leading up to September 11th was to 'bring America down to its knees'.

Abu Zubaydah was captured by American and Pakistani intelligence officials in 2002 and was taken to Guantanamo Bay in 2006.

A translation of his diaries have been released to Al Jazeera America as a result of a Freedom of Information request, and they have shed light on the man who many believe helped al Qaeda plan terrorist attacks for the decade leading up to 9/11...

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ACLU Shooed Away From Boston Bomber Hearing After Claiming He Is Being ‘Tortured’ Behind Bars

The American Civil Liberties Union has been shut out of weighing in on accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s claims of hardship behind bars at a hearing tomorrow to address whether the alleged terrorist deserves to be cut some slack while he awaits trial.

U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. also ordered a memorandum the ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts submitted in support of its position stricken from the public record, explaining in his decision, “While there may be no positive rule forbidding it, in my judgment a trial court presiding over a criminal prosecution should not receive or consider volunteered submissions by non-parties except as may be specifically authorized by statute ... or other authority.”...

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