Retro Report: A Look Back at the Detroit Sleeper Cell Case

Monday, November 18, 2013

This week our friends at the Retro Report documentary team take a look back at the 2003 case of the Detroit Sleeper Cell.

It was considered one of the most important post 9/11 terrorism cases, and it involved four men of Arab decent believed to be plotting attacks against an American airbase in Turkey and a hospital in Jordan.

Karim Koubriti was one of the men arrested and eventually found guilty of providing material support to terrorists. But a federal judge and the nation would soon learn that the men were innocent and were victims of a system eager for terrorism prosecutions after 9/11.

Joining The Takeaway to discuss how these men were first arrested and where they are today is Retro Report is producer Peter Klein.

Watch this short video on the Detroit Sleeper Cell from Retro Report here.

 

Guests:

Peter Klein

Produced by:

Arwa Gunja

Editors:

T.J. Raphael

Comments [1]

Jim Johnson

Name the over zelous bastard

we know who he screwed

Nov. 18 2013 02:40 PM

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