Ahmed Abu Khattala
Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured in June by U.S. special forces and brought to the United States to face trial. He faces 18 charges, including multiple counts of murder.
The suspect in the Benghazi attacks has appeared before three judges in less than two weeks and now his lawyers will begin the long work of building a defense against the charges he’ll face.
The sheriff’s office in Alexandria, Virginia, says it has increased jail security with the arrival of a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks.
Rogers: ‘We’d Better Start Building Prisons By The Dozens’ If We Treat Terrorists As Criminal Defendants
The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.
The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly Benghazi attacks that have become a flashpoint in U.S. politics pleaded not guilty to conspiracy Saturday in a federal courtroom in Washington.
Ahmed Abu Khattala will face a trial in the United States for the Sept. 11th, 2012 attack that killed 4 Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.
President Barack Obama says the captured Libyan militant suspected of killing Americans in Benghazi will face the full weight of the American justice system.