A new case in Oregon reignites concerns over how the government catches terrorists.
Lawyers speak to reporters following an appearance in federal court by terrorist suspect Mohamed Osman Mohamud Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, in Portland, Oregon. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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