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911 Trials

9/11 Defendants Will Plead Not Guilty,

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The five men facing trial in the Sept. 11 attacks will plead not guilty so that they can air their criticisms of U.S. foreign policy,...

Spinning The 9/11 Trials

Michael Foote | Posted 08.24.2011 | Denver
Michael Foote

Since Holder's announcement regarding civilian trials for KSM, critics have latched on to some common myths about civilian courts. Four of their misstatements need to be addressed.

9/11 Suspects Ask To Make "Confessions" At Guantanamo

AP | ANDREW O. SELSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Khalid Sheikh Mohammed said Monday he will confess to masterminding the Sept. 11 attacks, throwing his death-p...

Is The 9/11 Trial Confession An Al-Qaeda Propaganda Coup?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

I can only wonder if Mohammed have decided that their best hope for advancing al-Qaeda's cause lies in trying to secure a conviction in the tainted Military Commissions before Obama can dismantle them.

Mukasey: Don't Execute The 9/11 Plotters And Make Them Martyrs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LONDON — U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Friday he hopes the men charged with participating in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are not...

6 Guantanamo Detainees Said To Face Trial In 9/11 Case

New York Times | WILLIAM GLABERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Military prosecutors are in the final phases of preparing the first sweeping case against suspected conspirators in the plot that led to the deaths of...