Moussaoui pleaded guilty [JURIST report] last year to conspiracy charges [indictment] related to the 9/11 attacks, and is now entering his sentencing trial. He could face the death penalty if the government proves that if he had told officials about the attack, it might have been prevented. His lawyers believe testimony from Weldon could defeat this theory, as Weldon has alleged [press conference] that the government had identified many of the eventual 9/11 hijackers well in advance of the attacks, and still was unable to prevent their occurrence. AP has more.
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