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U.S. Traitor Adam Gadahn Captured in Pakistan?

3:20 PM, Mar 7, 2010 • By BILL ROGGIO
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Reports from Pakistan indicate that Adam Gadahn, the U.S. traitor who serves as a spokesman for al Qaeda, has been captured in Karachi. The Pakistani government has not confirmed the arrest, but this does look promising. Gadahn has issued videos for years, and his latest released just today has praised Major Nidal Hasan, the Muslim U.S. Army officer who murdered 13 soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, on Nov. 5, 2009. Gadhan described Hasan as "a pioneer, a trailblazer and a role-model who has opened a door, lit a path and shown the way forward for every Muslim who finds himself among the unbelievers."

U.S. Traitor Adam Gadahn Captured in Pakistan?

Gadahn is the first American to be indicted for treason since 1952. In October 2006, he was indicted in a U.S. federal court under charges of treason and providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization for making al Qaeda propaganda videos. "By aligning himself with al Qaeda, by moving overseas to be closer to al Qaeda’s base and leadership, and by joining in advocating al Qaeda’s terrorist agenda, an agenda that includes the overthrow of the United States government and the murder of American citizens, Adam Gadahn has committed treason against the United States of America," said U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang.

If Gadahn is indeed in custody and Paksitan does transfer him to the U.S., a treason trial, if that does indeed occur, will be a spectacle unlike any we have seen since the war began.

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