Tagged: military tribunals

Where to try the 9/11 mastermind?

Hemmed in by bipartisan opposition to a federal trial in New York and GOP insistance that it must be under military jurisdiction, the Obama Administration is still deciding whether to try Khalid Sheik Mohammed in civilian court or a military tribunal.  Political Science Professor Graham Wilson, author of “Only in Ameica? American Politics in Comparative […]

Obama has change of heart on GITMO

Looks like President Obama has decided to bring back the military tribunals used by the former Bush administration to prosecute terror suspects.  Political expert Thomas Whalen and long time GITMO watcher Michael Corgan have been following the story. Contact Thomas Whalen, 617-353-4785, tjw64@bu.edu Contact Michael Corgan, 617-353-3553, mcorgan@bu.edu