[JURIST] The admitted mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohamed [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], on Sunday gave a statement in defense of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, claiming that Osama bin Laden's [JURIST news archives] son-in-law had no involvement in al Qaeda's military activities. Mohammed stated that abu Ghaith did not provide support to the terrorists, but rather served as a visiting celebrity, preaching the Quran to al Qaeda recruits. The 14-page statement was filed in US District Court...

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