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Former AG Mukasey critical of decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in NY

The blog Main Justice reports:
Former Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey on Friday criticized the Obama administration’s decision to prosecute a group of terrorism suspects accused in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in federal court, warning of safety risks to Americans and the possibility that national security information could be aired in civilian proceedings.
His speech to the conservative Federalist Society — …

Salim Hamdan Released by Yemeni Authorities

In case you missed this– Reuters reported:
Yemen freed Osama bin Laden’s former driver last week after he served out his prison term following his return in November from the American prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, his lawyer said Sunday.
“Salim Hamdan was released on Thursday to live with his family in Sana,” said the lawyer, Khaled al-Ansi. He said Mr. …

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.