Despite comments to the contrary by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Thomas Bossert, prosecution in Article III federal courts has been the most successful long-term option for the U.S. government in dealing with enemy combatants since 9/11.
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The Times reports that a grand jury has indicted an Al Qaeda suspect in a federal court in Philadelphia.
The FBI makes its second material support arrest of 2017, and three more ISIL-inspired defendants are sentenced.
More ISIL cases wind their way through federal district courts.
In December, the Justice Department arrested and sentenced not only ISIL supporters, but international arms traffickers providing support to the FARC and members of the Ku Klux Klan targeting Muslims.
This week federal district courts in Ohio and Illinois sentenced two men on material support charges. Meanwhile, another FBI Counterterrorism suspect was arrested in Brooklyn, New York and Dylann Roof, the Charleston shooter, was found competent to stand trial.
Two women are convicted after a Virginia bench trial, two men plead guilty in Wisconsin and Texas, and the second Anaheim subject is sentenced.
A review of the legal landscape regarding state-level terrorism prosecutions.
ISIL supporters in Wisconsin try to flee to Mexico, while Kansas militia members target Muslims, and Ahmad Rahami, the Chelsea bomber, pleads not guilty in New Jersey state court.
A new Washington, DC area subject is charged with material support and California-based Nader Elhuzayel is sentenced to 30 years.