I don't understand Europe sometimes. They have, or at least it seems like the most wishy washy track record with terrorists. Do you guys remember the Lockerbie bomber, and his release? It was widely thought that the reasons for his release, and the reasons given to the public were two different things.
This is just a set up for what the UK is doing now. A guy who's been convicted of terrorism in Jordan won't be extradited there from, well the UK. He is considered to be Osama's right hand man. Think about that. Jordan wants him for terrorism, the UK put him under house arrest and isn't sending him there.
Oh yeah, that's right. House arrest. Nothing is too good for old Abu. If you think about it though, it is a harsh punishment. He only gets 8 hours a day where he can leave his house, and he's limited in who he can contact. So that's just like prison.