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Rand Paul: Try, Convict, And Send 9/11 Suspects Back To Guantanamo

Rand Paul, who’s running for Senate in Kentucky, has come out with a very hard-line stand on the issue of trials for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other al Qaeda members: BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY – Leading United States Senate candidate Rand Paul today criticized the Obama administration’s decision to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center and […]

Chuck Schumer In 2001: Ludicrous To Assert That 9/11 Suspects Should Be Tried In A New York Courtroom

by @ Thursday, November 19th, 2009. Filed under Homeland Security, Politics, September 11th, War On Terror

Only weeks after the September 11th attacks, Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer was among those proclaiming the loudest that al Qaeda suspects should not get civilian trials: Sen. Charles Schumer’s (D – NY) support of the Obama administration’s use of the civil court system to try terrorist suspects is odd to say the least, considering how […]

Further Thoughts On The Khalid Sheikh Mohammad Show Trial

by @ Thursday, November 19th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Homeland Security, Politics, September 11th, War On Terror

It’s becoming more and more apparent that the Obama Administration’s decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammad in a civilian court has little to do with actual justice. Consider for example this exchange between Senator Chuck Grassley and Attorney General Holder: Sen. Charles Grassley (R., Iowa): “I don’t think you can say that failure to convict […]

Bob Barr Joins Prominent Conservatives In Endorsing Obama On Gitmo Detainees

Former Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Bob Barr was joined by David Keene, founder of the American Conservative Union, and Grover Norquist, President of Americans For Tax Reform, along with others in endorsing the Obama Administration’s recent moves in the War On Terror As it moves to close Guantanamo and develop policies for handling terrorism suspects […]

Regardless Of What Happens At Trial, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Will Never Go Free

The American Prospect’s Andy Serwer explains why: Look, Khalid Sheik Mohammed has confessed — I have little doubt that he’ll be convicted. The Obama administration wouldn’t be bringing him to trial in civilian court if they thought there was a chance of his being let go. The same legal rationale that could have been used […]

New York Governor Rips Obama Administration On Terror Trials

by @ Tuesday, November 17th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Homeland Security, Politics, September 11th, War On Terror

David Paterson is among those New York politicians who aren’t too happy about the Obama Administrations to try 9/11 suspects in New York City: Gov. David A. Paterson on Monday criticized the Obama administration’s decision to try five men linked to the Sept. 11 attacks in a civilian court in Manhattan. His comments made him […]

Barack Obama In 2006: Khalid Shiekh Mohammed Will Get “Full Military Trial”

by @ Sunday, November 15th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Homeland Security, Politics, September 11th, War On Terror

Parents Of Daniel Pearl Speak Out Against Plan To Send Khalid Shiekh Mohammed To Civilian Court

by @ Sunday, November 15th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, Homeland Security, In The News, September 11th, War On Terror

You may remember Daniel Pearl as the American-Jewish journalist who was captured by al Qaeda and beheaded in a gruesome video shortly after the War in Afghanistan started. After he was captured, 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shiekh Mohammed admitted that he had personally beheaded Pearl in the gruesome video. Now, Pearl’s family is speaking out. The […]

Democratic Senator Criticizes Obama, Holder On Criminal Trials For 9/11 Plotters

by @ Saturday, November 14th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Homeland Security, Politics, September 11th, War On Terror

And it happens to be one of my Senators, Jim Webb: I have never disputed the constitutional authority of the President to convene Article III courts in cases of international terrorism. However, I remain very concerned about the wisdom of doing so. Those who have committed acts of international terrorism are enemy combatants, just as […]

The Risks Of Trying KSM In Federal Court

by @ Saturday, November 14th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, In The News, September 11th, War On Terror

By turning the September 11th attacks into a matter for the criminal courts, the United States Government is taking at big risk: By all accounts, the spotlight during what would be the biggest terrorism trial in U.S. history would provide Mohammed, a man of no small ego, with the kind of attention he craves. A […]

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