Justice: In Saudi Bombing Case, A Legal Feud Goes Public

Prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington last week blasted FBI Director LOUIS FREEH and JOHN ASHCROFT'S Justice Department over a new wrinkle in the probe of the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia. After DOJ decided to yank the investigation from outgoing U.S. Attorney WILMA LEWIS and give it to prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia, Lewis steamed that the move was "the latest gambit in an ongoing effort by Director Freeh to move this case from this office, which would not accede to his demands as to how the case should...

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