Stanley Cohen loses one, but the ruling was a foregone conclusion, really.
NEW YORK — Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of Al-Qaeda after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying to “bury me alive.”
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith — the highest-ranking Al-Qaeda figure to face trial on U.S. soil since the attacks — quoted from the Quran, praised Allah and suggested his case would prompt a backlash in the Muslim world.
“Today, at the same moment where you are shackling my hands and intend to bury me alive, you are at the same time unleashing the hands of hundreds of Muslim youth, and you are removing the dust of their minds, and they will join the rally of the free men,” said the Kuwaiti imam. “Soon, and very soon, the whole world will see, the whole world will see the end of…
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