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Pakistan Court Releases Daniel Pearl Murder Suspect

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 ?

Top Guantanamo Detainees Release Statement Defending 9-11 Attacks on America

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 ?

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's Army Lawyer Resigns, Alleges "Show Trial"

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

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! ]]

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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.

Fox Gives Liz Cheney A Platform To Attack Obama For Mentioning Torture

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

Blogging History: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's hoover design; Bureaucracy-fu explains crappy airport food; MCM casemods

4 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

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

Gitmo Detainees Awaiting Move To Prison in Thomson, Illinois

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 ?

Can the K.S.M. Trial Be Saved?

7 months agoNews : News Desk

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

The FBI Is Not Sabotaging the 9/11 Military Commission

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 […]

Hannity Says He Would Have Waterboarded Terror Detainees Himself

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

Chris Wallace: He'd Have Waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Himself

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

Fox Host Chris Wallace: "I Would Have Waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Myself"

Fox host Chris Wallace reacted to a U.S. Senate investigation into the Bush administration's torture policies by claiming he "would have waterboarded" Al Qaeda terrorist "Khalid Sheikh Mohammed myself." Wallace's remark came after it...Show More Summary

Bin Laden relative’s trial will not hear from accused September 11 mastermind

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors deciding the fate of a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden will not hear testimony from the accused mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a U.S. judge ruled on Tuesday.

9/11 Mastermind: Osama Son-in-Law Wasn't Violent

As Osama bin Laden's son-in-law faces trial in New York, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks has come to his defense. In 14 pages' worth of answers to questions from a lawyer for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed asserted that the accused wasn't involved in al-Qaeda military operations, CNN...

KSM Testimony Side-Lined For Now in Terrorism Trial

For now, a 14-page declaration written by alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed that lawyers for a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden say could exonerate their client will remain in a safe in Idaho.

Former Warlord Launches Campaign To Succeed Karzai

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — He has been called a mentor to accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Former Warlord Launches Campaign To Succeed Karzai - -

KSM’s Prison Communiqués (Part II): Wartime Religion of Peace Propaganda

We explained in yesterday’s Ordered Liberty post that the publication of jihad heavyweight Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s communiqués, disseminated from the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, herald the return of the pre-9/11 paradigm: jihadist terror treated as a mere law-enforcement problem, not a war. Show More Summary

The Manifesto and New Morality of the 9/11 Mastermind

10 months agoNews : Truthdig

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, known as the mastermind of 9/11, has released a new manifesto and allegedly come into a new way of thinking and believing. The manifesto seems to be a way for him to speak his new reality and truth. KSM is trying to remove the stigma he helped create through his previous errant interpretations of the Quran. Show More Summary

9/11 Mastermind Renounces Violence

After more than a decade in American custody, confessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears to have had second thoughts about the use of violence. The former al-Qaeda propaganda chief suggests Islam should not be spread by violence in a rambling manifesto viewed by Channel 4 News. He also blasts...

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