April 8th, 2010
02:26 PM ET

Fugitive cleric's dad: Let me talk to him

A U.S. official confirmed this week that the U.S. government has targeted Anwar al-Awlaki for killing or capture.

The father of a fugitive Muslim-American cleric is asking the United States to suspend its manhunt for his son for three months.

Nasser al-Awlaki, the father of Anwar al-Awlaki, said that if the U.S. suspends the "kill or capture" order on his son, he will do his best to persuade him to come out of hiding.

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April 8th, 2010
11:24 AM ET

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