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Govt Must Turn Over Info on CIA Prisons to Defense

Associated Press | Apr 22, 2014

FORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge on Tuesday ordered prosecutors to turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest on in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen. The order was a victory for defense lawyers representing Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, who is acc... more

Man Behind Torture Techniques Defends His Role

 | Apr 19, 2014

The psychologist regarded as the architect of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program has broken a seven-year silence to defend the use of torture techniques against al-Qaida terror suspects in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. In an uncompromising and wide-ranging interview, his first since he was publicly linked to the program in 2007, James M... more

Anger And Dismay at Stalled Guantanamo 9/11 Trial

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Associated Press | Apr 18, 2014

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack. They had agreed to meet with lawyers appointed to defend five men charged in the attack. It was an effort ... more

Guantanamo Trial Delays Frustrate 9/11 Relatives

Miami Herald | Apr 17, 2014

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Frustration simmered into suspicion Wednesday as relatives of Sept. 11 victims attending stalled hearings here accused a jealous Justice Department of conducting an FBI probe of 9/11 defense lawyers to derail the long-awaited war crimes tribunal. "These things just don't happen. It's not some rogue FBI agent. T... more

9/11 Defense Lawyers Accuse FBI Of Spying on Them

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Miami Herald | Apr 14, 2014

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Defense lawyers in the Sept. 11 case have sought an urgent hearing to argue that FBI agents interrogated a war court defense team member, which could delay Monday's competency hearing, according to two people who've seen an emergency motion filed in the case. The motion asks the case judge, Army Col. James L. P... more

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