Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks which killed nearly 3,000 people in the United States in 2001, spoke before the military court that will decide whether he lives or dies on Wednesday.
Two self-confessed mass murderers are currently standing trial in the Western hemisphere: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Anders Behring Breivik. But how many people realise there is a third - a military tribunal - currently in progress?
As President, Obama promised to end torture of prisoners, however in the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden some folks claim it was "enhanced interrogation" that led to finding the terrorist said responsible for 9/11.
The recent release of documents by WikiLeaks details the ghastly goings-on at Guantanamo and the treatment detainees received in U.S. custody, and reveals, among other things, a myriad of war crimes committed by the Bush administration.
In her speech on the (US) House floor last night, Republican Michelle Bachmann made it seem that she's telepathic. The only other explanation for her words could be that she's a close friend of terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
U.S. Attorney-General Eric Holder has told the Senate the government will seek the death penalty for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed during his civilian trial in New York. Holder called KSM a "coward" and said he's not afraid of what the terror suspect will say.
By holding civilian trials for 9/11 suspects in New York instead of military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay, President Obama is taking a great many risks, some of which may cost him and many liberal Democrats their political careers if things go wrong.
According to a script released on Wednesday by the US military - He told that he was responsible for planning, financing, and training others for bombings ranging from the 1993 attack at the World Trade Centre