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Al Qaeda Member Turns Himself In

1:06 PM, May 4, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Guess he thinks this beats a bullet to the head from a Navy SEAL:

Saudi Arabia says an al-Qaida member on the kingdom’s most wanted list called from abroad and turned himself in.

Interior Ministry’s spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki said in a statement Wednesday that Khaled Hathal Abdullah al-Atifi al-Qahtani contacted the security authorities from an undisclosed country and expressed his wish to come home....

Al-Qahtani was reunited with his family and his surrender will be taken into consideration while looking into his case, Al-Turki said....

Al-Qahtani is apparently the first al-Qaida operative to surrender after its leader Osama bin Laden was killed on Monday.

It is actually somewhat troubling that Saudi authorities have "reunited" the terrorist with his family and are "taking into consideration" his decision to turn himself in. Al-Qahtani still needs to face justice.

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