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  • In this photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed holds up a piece of paper during a court recess Oct. 15, 2012, at his Military Commissions pretrial hearing in the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who has portrayed himself as the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, and four other co-defendants were back before a military tribunal, forgoing the protest that turned their last appearance into an unruly 13-hour spectacle. (Associated Press)

    Gitmo war court back in session minus 3 defendants

    Three of the five men charged with plotting the Sept. 11 attacks skipped their military tribunal hearing Tuesday after a judge ruled the men could not be forced to attend the session.


  • ** FILE ** Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind, is seen shortly after his capture during a raid in Pakistan in this photo from March 1, 2003. (AP Photo)

    Sept. 11 case back before Gitmo war crimes court

    Five Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks returned before a military tribunal Monday, forgoing the protest that turned their last appearance into an unruly 13-hour spectacle.


  • In this photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed holds up a piece of paper during a court recess Oct. 15, 2012, at his Military Commissions pretrial hearing in the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who has portrayed himself as the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, and four other co-defendants were back before a military tribunal, forgoing the protest that turned their last appearance into an unruly 13-hour spectacle. (Associated Press)

    Accused 9/11 conspirators appear in court at Guantanamo

    The self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and four of his alleged accomplices appeared Monday in U.S. military court for an oft-delayed pre-trial hearing that will help determine how their eventual trial will be conducted.


  • Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (right) and co-defendant Walid bin Attash attend a U.S. military hearing at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin. (AP Photo/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

    Sept. 11 trial rules under scrutiny at Gitmo

    A U.S. military judge is considering broad security rules for the war crimes tribunal of five Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, including measures to prevent the accused from publicly revealing what happened to them in the CIA's secret network of overseas prisons.


  • **FILE** This undated photo downloaded from the Arabic language Internet site www.muslm.net purports to show Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, in detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Associated Press/muslm.net)

    Book: Military feared use of taped comments

    A new book says Justice Department prosecutors were stunned to learn three years ago that the U.S. military had secretly tape recorded incriminating comments that alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed made to fellow detainees during daily prison yard conversations but was not planning to use them at military tribunals.


  • Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (right) and co-defendant Walid bin Attash attend a U.S. military hearing at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin. (AP Photo/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

    Long fight predicted in Guantanamo 9/11 case

    The United States finally has started the prosecution of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, but the trial won't be starting any time soon, and both sides said Sunday that the case could continue for years.


  • Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, captured in 2003, is one of five terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba facing military trials related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. (Associated Press)

    5 charged in 9/11 attack resist Gitmo hearing

    The self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks repeatedly declined to answer a judge's questions Saturday and his co-defendants knelt in prayer in what appeared to be a concerted protest against the military proceedings.


  • **FILE** The sun rises May 13, 2009, over the Guantanamo detention facility at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (Associated Press)

    Sept. 11 case returns to Guantanamo tribunal

    Five men accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11 attacks, including the self-proclaimed mastermind, are headed back to a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay on Saturday, more than three years after President Obama put the case on hold in a failed effort to move the proceedings to a civilian court and close the prison at the U.S. base in Cuba.


  • TURNABOUT: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. blamed hindrances by members of Congress. (Associated Press)

    Holder: 9/11 suspects to face military tribunal

    Yielding to political opposition, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Monday that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen will be referred to the system of military commissions for trial rather than to a civilian federal court in New York.


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