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Guantanamo Lawyers Spar Over CIA ‘Black Site’ Disclosures

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba—A defense attorney for a waterboarded prisoner told an Army judge he was as brave as the federal judge who helped topple the presidency of Richard M. Nixon in an impassioned plea on Wednesday to not reverse an order to let lawyers see details of […]

May 29, 2014

Guantanamo War Court Opens In Secret Session

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — The judge in the USS Cole death-penalty tribunal launched a three-day pretrial hearing Wednesday with a closed session. There was no explanation of the unusual closed hearing. In the past, Army Col. James L. Pohl, the judge, first held an open session to […]

May 28, 2014

Guantanamo Judge To CIA: Disclose ‘Black Site’ Details To USS Cole Defense Lawyers

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — The military judge in the USS Cole bombing case has ordered the U.S. government to give defense lawyers details — names, dates and places — of the CIA’s secret overseas detention and interrogation of the man accused of planning the bombing, two people who […]

April 17, 2014

USS Cole Hearing Halted At Guantanamo

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — An Army judge abruptly recessed the first military commission session of the year Monday because the alleged architect of al-Qaida’s 2000 USS Cole bombing may want to fire his lawyer. One-time waterboarded Saudi prisoner Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, 49, is scheduled to face trial […]

February 17, 2014