14 iunie 2018

Army judge not planning for 9/11 trial at Guantanamo in 2019


The military judge in the 9/11 trial is scheduling 16 weeks of on-again, off-again pretrial hearings at Guantanamo in 2019, a timetable that makes clear the five-man war crimes trial won’t actually begin before 2020. Accused mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his four alleged accomplices got to Guantanamo in 2006 after three and four years in CIA prisons. They were arraigned in this death-penalty case in May 2012. The judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, has been holding pretrial proceedings ever [...]