Radical lawyer Stanley Cohen is heading to prison for tax evasion. So how did he wind up leading a mission to free an American held captive by ISIS?
A prominent New York defense lawyer who recently represented the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden has pleaded guilty to failing to file income taxes for six years.
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, one of Osama bin Laden’s sons-in-law, was found guilty of terrorism-related charges by a federal jury in New York on Wednesday, following a three-week trial that offered an unusually intimate portrait of al Qaeda’s former leader in the days after Sept. 11, 2001.
Stanley Cohen grew up Orthodox in the New York suburbs. How did the firebrand lawyer end up befriending Hamas leaders and defending Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law?