[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Friday upheld opinion, PDF] the life sentence imposed on a former Osama bin Laden aide after he stabbed a prison guard in the eye in 2000. Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, 54, is a Sudanese-born Iraqi who at the time of the stabbing was awaiting trial for an al Qaeda conspiracy [Bloomberg report] that included the 1998 terror attacks [DOS backgrounder] on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. In...

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