Senior Defense Department officials and the recently removed convening authority and legal adviser have all filed statements explaining recent leadership changes at the military commissions.
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Last Week at the Military Commissions, Feb. 26-Mar. 2: Judge in 9/11 Case Seeks Answers on Convening Authority Firing
A week of hearings in the 9/11 case may finally provide an explanation as to why the convening authority for the military commissions was suddenly removed earlier in February.
The past month has seen a series of unprecedented events take place in Guantanamo Bay. None of them are good.
How do the outcomes of two vehicles for prosecuting terrorists stack up?
U.S. officials have indicated that the repatriation of Ahmed al-Darbi to his native Saudi Arabia did not take place on Feb. 20 as set forth in his plea agreement.
A frustrated presiding judge indefinitely suspends the military commission for one of the suspects in the USS Cole attack.
In a surprise development, the presiding judge has put the military commission relating to the U.S.S. Cole attack on indefinite hold.
Proceedings in the matter of al-Iraqi continued from earlier in the week and addressed the future testimony of al-Darbi among other issues.
Defense Secretary Mattis relieved military commissions convening authority Harvey Rishikof after a drama-filled 10-month term in charge of the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay.
Last Week at the Military Commissions: More Debate on Defense Team Resignations and Evidence Pre-Admission in al-Nashiri
Last week, the military commission in United States v. al-Nashiri continued to discuss the absence of defense team members and pre-admitted more evidence.