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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Trial

Gitmo Defense Lawyers Fear Gov't Spying On Detainees

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Lawyers for the five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks want to know if U.S. gove...

Defense Seeks Suspension of 9/11 Hearings Due to Fears of Government Eavesdropping

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 04.02.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's lawyer on Thursday morning asked the military commission judge presiding over the trial of the five accused masterminds of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to halt all court proceedings until the court could determine who might be listening in on defense lawyers' conversations.

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo's Secret Censor Remains A Mystery | 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...

Rats, Mold Won't Delay Beginning Of KSM 9/11 Hearing

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | World

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, Oct 15 (Reuters) - U .S. attempts to move forward in the trial of five Guantanamo...

9/11 Trial Censorship Could Hide Torture, Classified Info

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A U.S. military judge is considering broad security rules for the war crimes tribunal of five Guantanamo priso...

Guantanamo 9/11 Hearings Delayed Because Of Storm

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- An approaching storm prompted the U.S. military to place its base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, under an alert Wednesday...

KSM Trial Delayed By Train Derailment

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- A freight train derailment near Baltimore damaged fiber-optic lines serving the U.S. military, forcing the governme...

Justice on Trial

Andrea Prasow | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Andrea Prasow

The U.S. cannot un-torture Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. It cannot redo the detention of these men in a way that is humane and just. There is, however, the chance to ensure that the court in which they are judged is not a further perversion of the values Americans claim to hold dear.

9/11 Mastermind Trial Could Last Years

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 07.06.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — The U.S. has finally started the prosecution of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks ...

9/11 Mastermind In Court

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — They knelt in prayer, ignored the judge and wouldn't listen to Arabic translations as they confronted nearly 3...

KSM Referred To Military Crimes Tribunal At Guantanamo Bay

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) - Accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four suspected co-conspirators were referred on Wednesday to ...

Judge Denies Extensions In 9/11 Trial

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 04.04.2012 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Pentagon legal official refused Friday to extend an important deadline for defense lawyers for the five Guantanamo Bay...

WikiLeaks: 9/11 Mastermind Met With Chicago Gang Leader In 2002

Posted 06.26.2011 | Chicago

According to a new batch of documents released by WikiLeaks, the mastermind of the September 11 terrorist attacks met with a Chicago gang leader to di...

A Chat With Robert Redford at the Premiere of The Conspirator in Washington, D.C.

Liz Glover | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover


Did Obama Kneecap The 9/11 Suspects' Defense Lawyers?

Mother Jones | — Kevin Drum | Posted 06.11.2011 | World

Last week, on the same day President Barack Obama launched his re-election campaign, his administration announced that it had officially reversed its ...

Unsealed Indictment Against KSM Reveals Details About 9/11 Attacks

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The details of the criminal charges against the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four other defendants became moot fo...

Obama Caves to Fear -- and to Politics -- in KSM Trial Reversal

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

There was something pathetic about watching Eric Holder announce that the administration will bring Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to trial at Guantanamo Bay on the same day that Obama announced the start of his re-election campaign.

Sam Stein

Eric Holder Lashes Out At Congress Over KSM Trial | Sam Stein | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After announcing it would try 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged conspirators by military commission rather than in...

Sam Stein

White House On KSM Trial: We're Weeks Away From Choosing Venue | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House said on Friday afternoon that a decision on where try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other 9/11 conspirators is still weeks away -- but di...

Jason Linkins

Obama's Poised To 'Get Punked' On KSM Decision | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speculation in today's Post that the White House is close to reversing its decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in civilian court is good news for fans of timidity, and bad news for fans of the rule of law.

Holder: White House "Flexible" On 9/11 Trial Venue

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


KSM Trial: White House 'Increasingly Unsure' How To Proceed

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration appears increasingly unsure what to do with professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed after off...

Trying 9/11 Suspects in New York? Nah, This City Couldn't Handle It

Kate Wies | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kate Wies

Maybe the doubters are right. Maybe we should forget about our lauded grit and resilience and leave the prosecution of the men who attacked our city to the military.

Senators Move To Block Civilian Trial For KSM

Politico | KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is bailing on the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York City, but a bipartisan group of senators is trying to make sure...

To Pass Health Care, Dems Should Be Against It

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Maher

There is agreement in both parties that not being an ideologue is a good thing. Is it? Maybe the problem is that neither party has any ideology anymore.