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Khalid Sheik Mohammed

Goverment To Allow Lawyers To Interview Alleged 9/11 Plotter

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government will let lawyers for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law interview alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed at...

'93 Bombing Remembered 20 Years Later

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 02.24.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK -- It had to be an accident. Though hard to imagine now, that was the prevailing theory moments after an explosion rocked the World Trade Ce...

Khalid Sheik Mohammed Trial Less Likely As Opposition Grows

Washington Post | Peter Finn and Anne E. Kornblut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, will probably remain in military detention without trial for the...

George W. Bush Defends Waterboarding: Would Waterboard Khalid Sheik Mohammed Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Former President George W. Bush says if he had it to do over, he would still waterboard the self-professed mastermind of t...

Try Mohammed at Guantanamo

Vincent J. Vitkowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vincent J. Vitkowsky

The suggestion that using civilian trials would serve as a symbol of the strength of our justice system is misplaced. Reality is more important than symbolism, and in reality, it is a no-win situation.

Philly To Host Terrorist Trial? Please, Please, Please (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Steve Young

(Excerpted form today's Philadelphia Inquirer) Dear Mayor Nutter: Bring The Trial Here by Steve Young "We need to manage expectations about what we c...

Obama To Help Pick Location Of KSM Trial

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is planning to insert himself into the debate about where to try the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, three administ...

Bush DOJ Vets Defend Holder's KSM Decisions

Washington Post | Jim Comey and Jack Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reasonable minds can disagree about Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to prosecute Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four other alleged Sept. 11 perpetr...

Terrorists on Trial: Do We Give Them What They Want?

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Diane Dimond

In the end the defendants will likely be glad to admit in civilian court what they did and say they are ready to die. The question then becomes what does the court do?

New Khalid Sheik Mohammed Photo Surfaces Days Before 9/11 Anniversary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new photograph of Khalid Sheik Mohammed (KSM), one of the accused masterminds of 9/11, surfaced on the internet on Wednesday, the Miami Herald repor...

Sept. 11 Planner Recast As An Asset for CIA, Leading "Terrorist Tutorials" | Peter Finn, Joby Warrick and Julie Tate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After enduring the CIA's harshest interrogation methods and spending more than a year in the agency's secret prisons, Khalid Sheik Mohammed stood befo...

Al-Qaida Used Hotmail, Public Phones In Planning

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — In the days following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, alleged al-Qaida operations mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed intended to use...

CIA Waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed 183 Times In One Month

FireDogLake | EmptyWheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've put this detail in a series of posts, but it really deserves a full post. According to the May 30, 2005 Bradbury memo, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was...

9/11 suspects: 'We are terrorists to the bone'

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The self-professed mastermind and four other men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks declared they are "terrorists to the bo...

9/11 Mastermind's Interrogation: Cracking A Terrorist

New York Times | SCOTT SHANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a makeshift prison in the north of Poland, Al Qaeda's engineer of mass murder faced off against his Central Intelligence Agency interrogator. It wa...