Will somebody explain to me again why he is being tried with all the rights and privileges of an American citizen?
Somber Christmas terror suspect pleads not guilty
DETROIT – Wearing a chain at his ankles, a somber-looking Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas said he understood the charges against him, triggering the defense of a criminal case that could lead to life in prison.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's arraignment in federal court Friday took less than five minutes and a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf. The 23-year-old said little, telling the judge simply that he understood the six-count indictment he faces and the maximum penalty