Escaped 'Cole' Bomber Found in Yemen

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Jamal al-Badawi reacts to his sentencing in February 2005. Khaled Fazaa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The man convicted for the 2001 bombing of the U.S.S. Cole, which killed 17 American soldiers and wounded 39 others, has resurfaced in Yemen after he and more than 20 others escaped from prison. Newsweek's Michael Isikoff says all signs indicate that the United States is powerless to force the Yemeni government to put Jamal al-Badawi back on death row.

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