KSM et al submitted a statement (9/11 Shura Council) in March 2009, proudly admitting their role in some 3,000 murders on 9/11/2001 (including that of my cousin Steve Schlag as I witnessed from my office having just commuted through the WTC). Should execution be bargained away by our government, regardless of potential life imprisonment sentences, we may well see these terrorists set free at some point in the future.
Impossible? No. It’s happened before.
As our family knows far too well, future presidents may release these unrepentant terrorists as the Clintons and Obama/Biden handed clemency to the FALN terrorists responsible for my father, Frank Connor’s murder.
The United States’ war against terrorists is not new, nor is it limited to Islamic terrorists. The US has been hit by home grown terrorists for decades including the January 24, 1975 lunchtime bombing of Fraunces Tavern in lower Manhattan. My 33 year old father, cousin Steve Schlag’s godfather, was one of four innocent men murdered in cold blood by the Marxist Puerto Rican Separatist Terrorists, Armed Forces for National Liberation (FALN) on the very day we were to celebrate my 9th birthday.
The most prolific domestic terrorist group in US history, the FALN