NEW YORK—In a deal that spared him capital punishment for his alleged orchestration of the 9/11 attacks, former al-Qaeda operative Khalid Sheikh Mohammed reluctantly accepted a judge’s alternative sentence requiring him to coach a disorderly youth baseball team, sources confirmed Wednesday. Show More Summary
Family members of the fallen attend a hearing for 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four of his alleged co-conspirators.
“I M W KSM.” So went the electrifying text message received by a C.I.A. operative in Islamabad, Pakistan, in February of 2003, sent by a mysterious man known as Asset X. The note confirmed what Asset X, whose real identity is an official secret, had been telling his C.I.A. Show More Summary
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s U.S. military-appointed attorney says in this short documentary, “How we treat people... is a reflection of who we are as Americans.”
From the December 16 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: Fox Hosts Baselessly Connect Sydney Hostage Situation To Torture Report The Five's Terrorism Solutions: Cut Off Toes, Spy On Muslims, Torture Detainees Stephen Colbert Mocks Fox News' Raucous Support Of Torture Conservative Media's Celebration Of Torture
James Mitchell, who was responsible for interrogating Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, said that he was told waterboarding had been authorized by Congress, the DOJ, and the White House when he was working to interrogate Abu Zubaydah on Monday's "Kelly File" on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary
The so-called “architect” of the CIA’s torture policy — who as recently as last week claimed he could not confirm his participation in the enhanced interrogation program — told VICE News today that he was “just done holding back,” and admitted to...
According to news reports, James Mitchell personally waterboarded alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. He seems to think it really isn't such a big deal: WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the two psychologists paid millions for designing the CIA's post-Sept. Show More Summary
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, pictured here after his capture in Pakistan in 2003, was mentioned several times in the Senate report on the ineffectiveness of the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques on detainees. KSM was waterboarded by...Show More Summary
A Pakistani court released Qari Hashim Ali, a suspect in the beheading of Wall Street journalist Daniel Pearl. In March 2007, at a closed military hearing in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed stated that he had personally beheaded Pearl. … Continue reading ?
The top Guantanamo detainees released a statement this week defending the 9-11 terrorist attacks against America. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed – the architect of the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The Group of detainees call themselves The 9/11 Shura Council. The committee includes: … Continue reading ?
Maj. Jason Wright, one of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's lawyers in his military commission trial, has resigned from the Army, which terminates his representation. In an interview, he says the U.S. is guilty of human rights violations and creating a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tuesday is Army Major Jason Wright’s last day as appointed counsel for Guantánamo Bay’s most well-known detainee, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. It’s also Wright’s last day in the United States Army.
From the August 1 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Previously: Fox Host Chris Wallace: "I Would Have Waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Myself" Hannity Defends Sarah Palin's "Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists" Comments Sen. John McCain Debunks Fox Narrative That Torture Helped Catch Osama Bin Laden
One year ago today After torture, and between Harry Potter novels, CIA allowed KSM to design a vacuum cleaner: Would the spy agency allow Mohammed, who had earned his bachelor's in mechanical engineering, to design a vacuum cleaner? Read the rest
September 11th mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other detainees currently being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may be moving to America’s Heartland in Thompson, Illinois. In December 2009, hundreds of concerned citizens gathered in Sterling, IL to protest the possible transfer of … Continue reading ?
It’s been another strange stretch at Guantánamo Bay, with a legal farce playing out in the courtroom where Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted planner of the 9/11 attacks, and his alleged co-conspirators, are being tried by a military commission—or will be, someday, maybe. Show More Summary
It is no secret that the Obama administration believes Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other 9/11 plotters should be given a civilian criminal trial in New York City, not a military commission in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The president pulled the plug on military commissions at the start of his first term (only to reinstate them later). The […]
From the April 8 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Previously: Fox Host Chris Wallace: "I Would Have Waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Myself" Following Debate, Hannity Pushes Discredited Myth That Torture Led To Bin Laden Capture Right-Wing Media Tout Bin Laden Death As Victory For Torture, Ignore Dispute
I knew conservatives wouldn't be able to handle a second term of Obama in office, and I was right -- they are unraveling at the seams. Weird things happen when that much anxiety builds up and now we are watching many a right-wing pundit...Show More Summary