U.N. adds U.S.-born cleric to ter­ror­ist list

Austin American-Statesman - - WEDNESDAY BRIEFING -

The United Na­tions has added U.S.-born rad­i­cal cleric An­war al-Awlaki to its ter­ror­ist list, forc­ing mem­ber coun­tries to freeze his as­sets and ban his travel. Awlaki has been linked to the sus­pects in the Fort Hood shoot­ings and the Christ­mas Day at­tempt to take down a Detroit-bound air­liner. The U.N. move fol­lows sim­i­lar ac­tions by the U.S. Trea­sury last week. Awlaki is thought to be hid­ing in Ye­men.

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