With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
A former Miami cabbie who was accused along with his father and brother of orchestrating financial support for the Taliban in Pakistan is in the clear.
A pair of South Florida imams and a third man accused of raising tens of thousands of dollars for a Pakistani Taliban terror group will go to trial early next year.
The lawyer for a Miami muslim cleric accused of funneling money to terrorists in Pakistan has asked that prosecutors turn over the true identity of the FBI’s key informant.
Aaron Vaughn wanted to serve his country after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and it was that service that cost the former Martin County High student his life Saturday, one of 38 killed when a US helicopter was brought down in Afghanistan by Taliban fire. He was 31 years old.
An elderly Muslim cleric and both of his sons will remain in custody until trial on charges of financially supporting the Pakistani Taliban after they were denied bail.
A Miami cab driver whose father and brother have been indicted for allegedly supporting the Taliban has denied claims by a Pakistani newspaper that he too is a member of the Taliban and is wanted on terrorism charges there.
An attorney for a South Florida Muslim cleric accused of supporting the Taliban in Pakistan has asked the judge to release his client from jail until his trial.
Several South Florida community organizations will be protesting outside of a Margate mosque Tuesday evening. The protesters want the mosque shut down after its imam was charged with conspiracy to finance the Taliban.
A Muslim cleric in Florida has pleaded not guilty to charges of supporting the Pakistani Taliban terrorist group. The plea was entered Friday in Miami federal court by the 24-year-old imam of a mosque in suburban Margate.