U.S. Jury Sees Video of Islamic Jihad Leader Al-Arian

(AP/Miami Herald) Jurors on Tuesday saw a dramatic video of former professor Sami Al-Arian saying God ''commands us to jihad, because there is honor'' in holy war. In the video, filmed at an April 7, 1991, conference in Cleveland, Al-Arian is introduced as the president of the Islamic Committee for Palestine (ICP), which is then described as "the active arm of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine.'' Al-Arian also warned his listeners at the meeting against taking Christians or Jews as friends.

2005-07-14 00:00:00

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