Former Chief Gitmo Prosecutor Alleges Trials Are Rigged
A must-read today: Russ Tuttle reports on the planned Guantanamo military commission trials in The Nation:
Now, as the murky, quasi-legal staging of the Bush Administration's military commissions unfolds, a key official has told The Nation that the trials are rigged from the start. According to Col. Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor for Guantánamo's military commissions, the process has been manipulated by Administration appointees in an attempt to foreclose the possibility of acquittal.
This is mind-boggling: Pentagon Chief Counsel William Haynes told Davis there can be no acquittals: [More...]
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