The lawyers’ reason is twofold, apparently: first, a possible lapse in the security of computer networks operated by military commission defense counsel; and second, the disclosure of privileged defense emails to prosecutors by court security personnel.
James Connell III, an … Read more »
My colleague at Brookings, Daniel Byman, and I have written a lengthy paper on the different tools the United States uses in going after citizens abroad believed to have allied themselves with the enemy. The paper is still a draft, … Read more »
That’s the word from James Connell III, an attorney for 9/11 accused Ammar al-Baluchi.
The commission’s ruling—issued yesterday in connection with the case’s much-discussed “who pressed the button” episode—is not yet available, on account of the usual … Read more »
A reminder, Lawfare fans: our military commissions coverage continues at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, as hearings resume in United States v. al-Nashiri. The docketing order for this week’s four-day session can be found here.
On that list are, among other … Read more »
Whether you support or oppose the broader U.S. war on terrorism, you are likely to use Yemen to prove your point. Those who are optimistic about the struggle contend that the Al Qaeda core has taken repeated body blows in … Read more »
Last week, Judge James Pohl handed down five orders in the military commission case of United States v. Al-Nashiri—the capital case arising from, among other things, the attack on the USS Cole.
The rulings concern mostly minor issues of procedure … Read more »
Just noticed this: It seems that the Open Society Foundations has brought suit in the European Court of Human Rights against at least two Eastern European countries on behalf of suspected USS Cole bomber, Abd al-Rahim Hussein Muhammad Al Nashiri. … Read more »
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (“AQAP”) has been much in the news this year thanks to the attempted Christmas Day Bombing last December, the ACLU/CCR lawsuit challenging the government’s alleged plans to use lethal force against U.S. citizen Anwar … Read more »