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Col James Pohl

Defense Secretary's Criticism of Military Judge Order Could Derail 9/11 Case

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 10.30.2015 | World
Daphne Eviatar

When Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, called a military judge's order "outrageous" earlier this week, they probably didn't intend to throw a wrench into the pending 9/11 military commission case.

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo Judge Eliminates Secret Censor

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The military judge handling the trial of five detainees charged in connection with the Sept. 11 attacks ordered the gove...

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo's Secret Censor Remains A Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Judge Col. James Pohl insisted he was the only person who could close the military commission courtroom here a day after...

Ryan J. Reilly

Secret Censor Cuts Public Access To Guantanamo 9/11 Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba --A judge expressed frustration on Monday that an unknown U.S. government entity censored his courtroom audiovisual fee...

Judge Maintains Shroud Of Secrecy On 9/11 Trials

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

By Jane Sutton MIAMI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. military judge overseeing the Guantanamo prosecution of five alleged conspirators in...

Al-Nashiri Military Commission Case Presents Moral and Legal Dilemmas

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The Obama administration will mark the 10-year anniversary of the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay with the trial of a man locked up for a decade without trial and accused of "war crimes" committed long before the United States was even at war.

Obama's First 100 Days: A Start On Guantanamo, But Not Enough

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

Just Binyam Mohamed and the Yemeni doctor, Ayman Batarfi have been cleared for release. At this rate, of course, it will take decades to close Guantánamo.

Who's Running Guantanamo?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

On January 20, the answer to that question seemed obvious. However, on January 29, the Commissions' recently appointed chief judge provided the first challenge to the president's plans.

The Dying Days of the Guantanamo Trials

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

The Military Commissions to try Guantanamo detainees have rarely grabbed the media attention that a novel, flagship program to try "terror suspects" should have attracted.