Witness testifies against Al-Timimi – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Witness testifies against Al-Timimi – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

FAIRFAX, Va. — He never made it to Afghanistan to fight for the Taliban, but Yong Ki Kwon — a Northern Virginia engineer who fled the United States nine days after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks — said it wasn’t for lack of effort.Kwon, 29, is a South Korea-born graduate of Virginia Tech who is serving an 11-year prison sentence as a result of his guilty plea last year on federal conspiracy and weapons charges. He has emerged as the prosecution’s star witness in the case against Ali Al-Timimi, an American Islamic scholar charged with recruiting soldiers for the Taliban just five days after Sept. 11.

This article raises so many questions. I wonder if we will ever get all the answers…


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