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  • Hearing in Cole Attack Is Delayed Again, This Time by E-mail Security Issue (Al Nashiri)

    04/30/2013 7:00:06 AM PDT · by Eagle of Liberty · 6 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 11, 2013 | CHARLIE SAVAGE
    Problems with defense lawyers’ e-mails and computer files prompted a military commission judge on Thursday to postpone a pretrial hearing that had been scheduled for next week in the case of a Guantánamo Bay detainee accused of helping [He is the accused MASTERMIND] to plot the 2000 bombing of the destroyer Cole. It was the latest delay to bog down the death-penalty case against the detainee, a Saudi named Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri. His last hearing, in February, was cut short when prosecutors asked that his mental health be evaluated, apparently to foreclose any future appeal based on the potential argument...
  • Victims of Cole bombing upset

    02/06/2009 5:38:43 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 56 replies · 2,956+ views
    Politico ^ | February 6, 2009 | CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN
    A top officer slammed Obama's decision to seek the withdrawal of charges against the 2000 suspected U.S.S. Cole ship bomber. The commanding officer of the U.S.S. Cole during the 2000 attack slammed President Barack Obama Friday for his decision to seek the withdrawal of charges against the suspected ship bomber and the president’s order to close the Guantanamo Bay prison. “Personally, I am very disappointed he has gone forward with this,” said retired Cmdr. Kirk S. Lippold on MSNBC’s Morning Joe show. “But more important is the impact that has on the families who have waited for eight years for...
  • Another Reason To Keep Gitmo Open

    12/29/2009 4:44:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 684+ views
    Investors.com ^ | December 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Security: Two of the four leaders allegedly behind the attempted destruction of Flight 253 were released from Guantanamo two years ago. The case for indefinite detention has been made once again, and not in Illinois. Sometimes America's chickens do come home to roost. In a statement released Monday, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, which counts among its leadership two former Guantanamo detainees, claimed responsibility for the attempted destruction of Northwest Airlines Flight 253. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the crotch bomber, told FBI agents he was trained for his Christmas Day mission in Yemen by top leaders of the group who provided...
  • Remember The Cole

    02/06/2009 7:57:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies · 1,358+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | February 6, 2009
    War On Terror: Charges against the mastermind behind the bombing of the USS Cole are dismissed. He will be retried, but not by a military commission that would have given him the death penalty he deserves.Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell announced on Thursday that Susan Crawford, the convening authority for military tribunals at Guantanamo, has made the decision to withdraw charges against Abd al-Rahim Hussain Mohammed al-Nashiri. This is the Saudi man believed to be the architect of the bombing of the guided missile destroyer USS Cole, killing 17 American sailors, as it sat in the Yemeni port of Aden. The...
  • Former USS Cole commander slams Obama on Guantanamo

    01/30/2009 10:29:31 AM PST · by 444Flyer · 36 replies · 1,738+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 1-30-09 | Carol Rosenberg
    The former commander of the USS Cole, the American war ship that was struck by a suicide boat in Yemeni waters more than eight years ago, on Thursday slammed President Barack Obama's orders to close the Guantanamo detention center and reassess the prisoners being held there.
  • THWAP!! Judge rejects Obama bid to stall Gitmo trial

    01/29/2009 12:16:37 PM PST · by clyde_m · 15 replies · 744+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | January 29, 2009 | Clyde Middleton
    BREAKING: A military defense attorney says a Guantanamo judge has rejected an Obama administration request to suspend the war-crimes trial of the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing.
  • Naval Insecurity

    04/14/2005 7:16:37 PM PDT · by zappermom · 25 replies · 1,234+ views
    Wed 13 Apr 2005 9:47am (UK) Naval Security Reviewed over Ship Intruder By Ben Mitchell, PA A review of security at a major UK naval base has been carried out after an alleged intruder was found on board a visiting US aircraft carrier, the Royal Navy said today. The alleged trespasser was discovered on board the USS Harry S Truman, anchored off Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hants, on Saturday night during a week-long visit to Portsmouth Naval Base. A navy spokesman said the man had allegedly passed through both Royal Navy security and US Navy security to get on board passenger...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Revisits The Terrorist Attack on the USS Cole (10/12/2000) - October 15th, 2004

    10/14/2004 11:03:48 PM PDT · by snippy_about_it · 114 replies · 2,447+ views
    www.sierratimes.com ^ | 10/28/00 | Colonel Dan
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The Terrorist Attack on the USS Cole (10/12/2000) - Oct. 12, 2003

    10/12/2003 12:00:35 AM PDT · by SAMWolf · 129 replies · 2,171+ views
    www.sierratimes.com ^ | 10/28/00 | Colonel Dan
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel...
  • BILL CLINTON (TheBentOne) Live in Iowa Now! (Laff At the Adulation Alert!)

    09/13/2003 3:32:38 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 65 replies · 1,177+ views
    You've gotta see this...women are salivating, men are cheering, and teenage girls are being sheltered by grandparents in a rainy field in Iowa. Tom Harkin and a couple thousand Demon-RATS are gathered to mentally masturbate at a speech by Impeached42. Hilarious!!
  • Clinton Haters Look to Mock His Library (Waaahhh)

    07/22/2003 1:07:13 PM PDT · by Lance Romance · 56 replies · 507+ views
    AP Politics ^ | Tue Jul 22,12:24 PM ET | DAVID HAMMER
    Clinton Haters Look to Mock His Library Tue Jul 22,12:24 PM ET span> By DAVID HAMMER, Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Just a few blocks from the future site of Bill Clinton 's $160 million presidential library, a couple of Clinton haters hope to open a museum devoted to mocking his presidency.   "As long as he's talking, we'll have to be here trying to keep him somewhat honest and stop him from rewriting history," says John LeBoutillier, a former Republican congressman from New York who rode Ronald Reagan 's coattails to victory in 1980. LeBoutillier and his...