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Life Sentence for Al-Qaeda Propagandist Fails to Justify Guantanamo Trials

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

In any credible court system, the eve-of-election conviction of an associate of Osama bin Laden for producing promotional material for al-Qaeda, which...

An Empty Trial at Guantanamo

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Yesterday, the second trial by Military Commission at Guantánamo -- the second US "war crimes" trial since WWII -- opened not with a bang, and not even with a whimper, but with complete silence.