Argument: Trying terrorists in NYC invites a terrorist attack

Issue Report: Trying 9/11 terror suspects in NYC courts


Charles Krauthammer. “Travesty in New York.” Real Clear Politics. November 20, 2009: “Apart from the fact that any such trial will be a security nightmare and a terror threat to New York — what better propaganda-by-deed than blowing up the entire courtroom, making KSM a martyr and making the judge, jury and spectators into fresh victims? — it will endanger U.S. security.”

Dan McLaughlin. “Why Terrorists Don’t Deserve A Court Date.” CBS. November 18, 2009: “3. The trials create a heightened risk or incentive for a terrorist attack/jailbreak effort in Manhattan.”