Skip to comments.Administration halts prosecution of alleged USS Cole bomber
Posted on 08/27/2010 6:16:50 AM PDT by teddyballgame
The Obama administration has shelved the planned prosecution of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged coordinator of the Oct. 2000 suicide attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a court filing.
The decision at least temporarily scuttles what was supposed to be the signature trial of a major al-Qaeda figure under a reformed system of military commissions. And it comes practically on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the attack, which killed 17 sailors and wounded dozens when a boat packed with explosives ripped a hole in the side of the warship in the port of Aden.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
Maybe NOW they will love us. < /sarcasm>
It worked for the Pan Am bomber didn’t it?
Obama is very popular with the Muslims.
I just don’t see how anyone but a knucklehead could think Obama was a muslim, nosirree.
I can't take much more of these daily outrages.
No, they just need all the DoJ resources to go after Arizona and Sheriff Joe.
... and gun owners.
Nope, no evidence whatsoever. Move along......
Yeah, no kidding. With each day - a new outrage. I keep telling myslef, “November 2nd is coming, November 2nd is coming...”
Not really. His approval numbers in muslim countries has dropped since 2009.
This is bizarre. I’m starting to wonder whether Obama isn’t a Top Secret Karl Rove plant, put in place to win the 2008 election and then to so thoroughly botch the job of POTUS that Americans would flock back to the Republican Party for generations to come. It seems like every day they are making a bonehead move that simply adds fuel to the fire of an already outraged public.
Some have speculated Obama wants a Republican Congress elected in 2010 so he has something to run against in 2012. If that truly is his strategy, he and his advisors are even more delusional and idiotic than I suspected.
You know, I think he and Holder are just sticking their thumbs in our eye for aslong as they can, as much as they can, before they’re thrown out.
They know they’re going to be thrown out and they’re doing as much damage as they can, for sheer meanness, or for their percieved ‘oppression’ as ‘people of color’.
"Impeach Obama Says Sister of Cole Sailor Killed in Terror Attacks
"The sister of Seaman James McDaniels, a sailor killed in the terror attack on the U.S.S. Cole wants President Barack Hussein Obama impeached
over his decision to withdraw charges against the al Qaeda mastermind of the attack."
"Mother of USS Cole Sailor Declines Obama-meet, Says "I Voted for the Wrong Person"
"After Obama dropped the charges against the suspect in the bombing of the USS Cole,
he asked the families of the victims in that tragedy to meet with him.
One mother refused, and now says,"I voted for the wrong person."
Chief Petty Officer Richard Costelow, Morrisville, Pennsylvania.
Signalman Seaman Recruit Cheron Luis Gunn, Rex, Georgia.
Seaman James Rodrick McDaniels, Norfolk, Virginia.
Seaman Recruit Lakiba Nicole Palmer, San Diego, California.
Operations Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Lamont Saunders, Ringgold, Virginia.
Ensign Andrew Triplett, Macon, Mississippi.
Seaman Apprentice Craig Bryan Wibberley, Williamsport, Maryland.
Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class, Kenneth Eugene Clodfelter, Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Mess Management Specialist Seaman Lakeina Monique Francis, Woodleaf, North Carolina.
Information Systems Technician Seaman Timothy Lee Gauna, Rice, Texas
Engineman 2nd Class Mark Ian Nieto, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Electronics Warfare Technician 3rd Class Ronald Scott Owens, Vero Beach, Florida.
Engineman Fireman Joshua Langdon Parlett, Churchville, Maryland.
Fireman Apprentice Patrick Howard Roy, Cornwall on Hudson, New York.
Electronics Warfare Technician 2nd Class Kevin Shawn Rux, Portland, North Dakota.
Mess Management Specialist 3rd Class Ronchester Mananga Santiago, Kingsville, Texas
Fireman Gary Graham Swenchonis Jr., Rockport, Texas
I don’t think there is any conspiracy - he’s a hard-left liberal and he’s doing what liberals do.
I am sure he wants the house to go to the GOP. He will then position himself as hamstrung by the house.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
Nee meither. Hussein certainly doesn't dress the part.
I was talking about domestic Muslims:
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.