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Abu Anas al Liby, al Qaeda suspect nabbed in Libya raid, arrives in U.S.
A law enforcement source said that al Liby was brought into Stewart Air Force base just outside of New York City accompanied by New York FBI agents. The source said that al Liby did answer some questions posed to him by interrogators. A second source described al Liby’s demeanor as matter of fact.
Initially after his capture in Libya, al Liby was held about the
President Barack Obama’s administration took criticism years ago when it decided to prosecute admitted 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York, rather than at the naval prison at Guantanamo Bay. After reversing course, however, the government has successfully prosecuted several terrorism cases in civilian courts.
Intelligence officials interrogated al Liby for a week aboard the U.
His full name is Nazih
Last week, Islamic militants in Libya vowed to avenge the arrest of al Liby.
In a statement posted to several online portals frequently used by jihadi groups operating in eastern Libya — including Ansar
While acknowledging that U.S. troops carried out the raid to apprehend al Liby, the statement suggested reprisals would target the Libyan government, or, «those who betrayed their country and got implicated in this conspiracy.»