Clicking On Terrorism

The arrest and indictment of a Saudi graduate student in Idaho last week may have been an important first step in busting up the burgeoning links between Islamic extremism and the World Wide Web. Sami Omar al-Hussayen, a Ph.D. candidate in computer security at the University of Idaho, was charged with violating conditions of his student visa by registering and maintaining a dozen militant websites promoting violence against U.S. interests. U.S. officials want to know more about al-Hussayen's work for the sponsor of most of these sites, the radical Islamic Assembly of North America (IANA), a Michigan-based group known as one...

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