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Military Commission Prosecutor’s Filings Regarding 9/11 Conspiracy Charges

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Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 8:39 AM

The Guantánamo military commissions yesterday released—after a security review—a pair of important filings by the Office of the Chief Prosecutor (OCP), regarding the ongoing controversy over the conspiracy charges against the five 9/11 defendants. (For background, see our prior coverage here, here, and here; and Chief Prosecutor Brig. Gen. Mark Martins’s podcast with Ben on the decision . . .
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Detention, the AUMF, and the Bush Administration — Correcting the Record

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 3:06 PM

It is now well known that the Obama administration has embraced almost all of the Bush administration’s counterterrorism policies without substantial modification.  One such policy is military detention without trial.  The Obama administration has argued, however, that its legal rationale for military detention is different than the Bush administration legal rationale.  State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh described . . .
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