Obama's error by trial: Civilian justice for 9/11 plotters is profound, dangerous mistake

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Author(s) New York Daily News editorial board
Source New York Daily News
Date November 17, 2009
URL http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2009/11/17/2009-11-17_obamas_error_by_trial_civilian_justice_for_911_plotters_is_profound_dangerous_mi.html
Quotes-start.png "A civilian trial needlessly - and thus foolhardily - enhances his ability to accomplish his goals. Critically, for example, a military commission would have the power to limit Mohammed's personal access - as opposed to his lawyer's access - to intelligence and investigative files. This is no small matter. Andrew McCarthy, who prosecuted the 1993 World Trade Center bombers, has said sensitive material went within days from the defendants to Bin Laden." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Trial should be held in criminal court on the topic United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al..