A fair trial led to a stiff sentence, leaving the fear-mongers dumb. The folks in the Obama Administration should keep that in mind when they decide where to try KSM.
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What's most surprising about the Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani case is that, based on the government's opening arguments, it's not clear whether prosecutors have any direct evidence establishing that Ghailani intended to hurt anyone.
The first trial of a former Guantanamo detainee in a U.S. federal court began in New York City this week. Liz Cheney and Co. were bizarrely quiet about this trial.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani remains the only detainee from Guantanamo Bay to be brought to the United States. He's scheduled to go on trial starting this week in lower Manhattan.
Most people don't even realize it, but one of the most dangerous terrorists in US custody has been quietly appearing in a U.S. federal court in downtown Manhattan for pretrial hearings for weeks now.
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