Thursday, March 8, 2007

Hassan Abujihaad, U.S. Convert to Islam - Busted

Hassan Abujihaad, a navy vet and convert to Islam formerly known as Paul R. Hall, 31, Phoenix, was arrested today and charged with material support for a conspiracy with British Islamists to kill U.S. nationals and for transmitting classified information -- i.e., naval ship locations. It seems we finally have a real leaker being charged with a crime. Given that the NYT is able to publish our state secrets with impunity, and given that Scooter Libby faces jail for leaking something that was not illegal, it is comforting to see, at least once, our government apparently geting one right.

Read the whole story here.

Update: More on this story at Counterterrorism Blog.

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