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Military prosecutors charge
Bin Laden lieutenant with murder

Los Angeles Times, by Richard A. Serrano

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Posted By:earlybird, 6/28/2014 5:28:13 PM

FT. MEADE, MD-After seven years in custody at Guantanamo Bay, a former top Al Qaeda commander and confidant of Osama bin Laden was arraigned Wednesday by U.S. military authorities there, pushing his case into the troubled military tribunal system. Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi faces non-capital murder charges for his suspected role in a series of high-profile terrorist attacks. If convicted, he could be imprisoned for life. Prosecutors say Hadi spent nearly two decades running Al Qaeda training camps and orchestrating assaults in Pakistan and Afghanistan. They say he sat at Bin Laden´s side when Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four

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Article dated June 18, 2014, posted with LCom Staff permission.

Do you recall hearing about this in the media? I don´t. And this article must have been on the back page of the Times.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 6/28/2014 6:03:57 PM     (No. 9903680)

Why non-capital? What kind of BS is this?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Axeman, 6/28/2014 6:17:53 PM     (No. 9903688)

I would think proof of his identity is all that´s needed.
As long as he is alive there is a risk of Zipw0n trading him away or pardoning him.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: OC Jackson, 6/28/2014 7:13:26 PM     (No. 9903730)

Just what is "troubled" about the military tribunal system?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 6/28/2014 9:47:59 PM     (No. 9903815)

I don´t think we were supposed to know that these murderers could be prosecuted in military rather than civil court.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 6/28/2014 9:48:23 PM     (No. 9903816)

That should have said civilian court.

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