Daniel J. Popeo, Chairman and General Counsel, Washington Legal Foundation

Where else but in America would your involvement in numerous terrorist plots earn you both a spot on an international “most wanted” list and the pro bono assistance of legal activists in federal court?

Such is the situation involving Anwar al-Awlaki, a militant Islamist cleric based in Yemen. Al-Awlaki and his “al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” group have been tied to the massacre at Fort Hood, the attempted Christmas Day airplane bombing over Detroit, and last month’s plot to blow up Chicago-bound cargo planes.

Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/Daniel-Popeo-Courting-terrorism-108387219.html#ixzz15SKvOxZq