Still image taken from an undated video of Suleiman Abu Ghaith (Photo: Reuters)
One of Osama Bin Laden's closest aides appeared before a federal court in New York City on Friday. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith pleaded not guilty to charges of plotting to kill Americans.
This is the first time such a senior al-Qaeda figure faces a civilian trial in the United States, and the move could mark a shift in the legal treatment of terrorism suspects.
Host Aaron Schachter spoke with John Radsan, a former assistant general counsel at the CIA.