Acquaintances know Yee as 'a man of his convictions'
To those who have known Army Capt. James “Yousef” Yee, the images of him are consistent: determined and upbeat, and focused on the task at hand. Whether it was affirming his baptism as a Lutheran when he was a teenager, working his way through the U.S. Military Academy or ministering to al-Qaeda and Taliban captives as a converted Muslim chaplain at the U.S. naval base in Cuba, Yee was known for his dedication. Now that Yee is in military custody on suspicion of espionage at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, investigators are trying to determine whether his conversion to Islam took a dramatically radical turn. Past associates of Yee are trying to reconcile the man they knew with the one being described by military officials as a possible traitor. Full Story