Saturday, December 19, 2009

Malian drug runners

Does the normal criminal justice system work for terrorism defendants? A case in the Manhattan US District court might be a good test. Three Malians, according to the NY Times, are accused of conspiracy to commit drug trafficking and support terrorism. Oumar Issa, Harouna Toure' and Idriss Abelrahman arranged to transport columbian cocaine through west Africa to spain and claimed to be tightly connected with the local Al Qaeda.

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