Tag: Khalid Shaikh Mohammed

What was Omar al-Bayoumi doing in San Diego?

Originally published at the San Diego Reader by H G Reza on 7/27/16 Nearly 15 years after the 9/11 attacks, questions linger about a San Diego man’s ties to two Al-Qaeda terrorists he helped settle...

Judge let US secretly destroy CIA ‘black site’ evidence

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Defense lawyers for the alleged 9/11 plotters said for the first time Sunday that the government destroyed a secret CIA prison with secret permission of the trial judge,...

Guantánamo judge: 9/11 prosecutor’s proposed trial evidence is so far inadequate

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba People wondering when the 9/11 terror trial will actually begin got a new, if somewhat mysterious, metric from the military judge Monday. Army Col. James L. Pohl, the judge, said prosecutors...

Ex-CIA boss admits to BBC Panorama that it tortured

Originally published at BBC News by Hilary Andersson on 8/3/15 The agency's position has always been that the "enhanced interrogation" techniques it used under George W Bush, did not amount to torture, because they were...

U.S. military cancels hearing for September 11 suspects

Originally published at Reuters on 8/16/15 The U.S. military has canceled a pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, a military spokesman said on Sunday, in another setback for the government in...

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Mock America in 9/11 Trial

Originally published at Washington's Blog by Kevin Ryan on 6/13/15 Last year, it was discovered that the FBI had attempted to infiltrate the legal defense team of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner. The defendant is charged,...