U.S. Prosecutors Likely to Streamline Case against Charity in Terror Finance Retrial

By Brian Monroe

Federal prosecutors are likely to simplify their case against a Texas-based charity facing a retrial for purportedly sending over $12 million to a Palestinian terror group, say terror finance analysts. The United States launched its second case against the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development on Monday, nearly a year after a hung jury failed to agree on nearly all of the charges against the leaders of the Richardson, Texas-based organization. Prosecutors claim the group knowingly funneled money to Hamas, an organization blacklisted by the United States for terrorist activity since 1995. To improve their chances the second time...