Bin Laden's son-in-law faces US court

Abu Ghaith, accused of having a role in 9/11, is the highest profile member of al-Qaeda to be tried in a civilian court.

    Osama bin Laden's son-in-law goes to trial on Monday for his alleged role in the September 11th, 2001 attacks.

    Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is the highest profile member of al-Qaeda to be prosecuted in a civilian court.

    His case is at the heart of the debate of how the US confronts what it considers its highest security threat.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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