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Military Commission vs Civilian Trial

Terrorists, Senators and Trials

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Flying in the face of conventional wisdom and airborne by his own elocution, Senator Graham states that "civilian trials create confusion," an astonishing assertion given their 89% conviction rate of suspected terrorists.

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?