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Khalid Sheik Mohammed

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...

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...

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?

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...

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...

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 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...