Detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Pleads Not Guilty in Federal Court
After 8 years at Guantanamo, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, will now face trial in federal criminal court. At his court appearance today, he pleaded not guilty.
What comes next? A fight over who gets to represent him. The Government will be picking up the tab for whoever it is. My suggestion is the court-appointed counsel who represented the WTC1 and other terror trials.
In 1998, the Clinton Administration demonstrated an atypically aggressive response toward terrorism after the assault on two U.S. embassies in Africa. On Aug. 7, 1998, the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, were bombed by terrorists, leaving 258 people dead and more than 5,000 injured.
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