Judge Awards Iraqi Assets to Families of Sept. 11 Victims Host Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Tovia Smith about today's precedent-setting decision by U.S. District Judge Harold Baer. He awarded $104 million in damages to families of two victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He ruled that those families showed that Iraq provided material support to Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. The judge acknowledged that his decision was based on hearsay with no direct evidence, documents or witnesses as to Iraq's involvement in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Judge Awards Iraqi Assets to Families of Sept. 11 Victims

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Judge Awards Iraqi Assets to Families of Sept. 11 Victims

Judge Awards Iraqi Assets to Families of Sept. 11 Victims

Judge Awards Iraqi Assets to Families of Sept. 11 Victims

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Host Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Tovia Smith about today's precedent-setting decision by U.S. District Judge Harold Baer. He awarded $104 million in damages to families of two victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He ruled that those families showed that Iraq provided material support to Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. The judge acknowledged that his decision was based on hearsay with no direct evidence, documents or witnesses as to Iraq's involvement in the Sept. 11 attacks.