Four for Four

A long, tedious trial ends with a jury convicting all the defendants in the World Trade Center bombing

To each of the 38 charges, the forewoman of the jury gave the same answer. On conspiracy to bomb buildings: "Guilty." On explosive destruction of property: "Guilty." On assault on a federal officer: "Guilty." Again and again and again: "Guilty." But when that calm recitation ended, a different kind of oratory erupted. "Injustice! We are the victims!" shouted Mohammad Salameh, one of the four men on trial, pointing at the jury and pounding his fist on the table. "Allah-Akbar ((God is great))!" shouted the other defendants. "Al-Nasr lil-Islam ((Victory to Islam))!" And from the gallery came a retort New Yorkers in...

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