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Terrorists as war criminals

The New York Times ran an opinion piece this weekend about the military tribunals underway at Guantanamo Bay. It raises some interesting points about the prospect of trying terrorists as war criminals and the contested legitimacy of the trials themselves.

The author also notes that, seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the trials "haven't merited much discussion in the presidential campaign; nor are we a nation riveted by the trial of the first defendant."

And to think it has been 30 years since the Khmer Rouge regime ...

 

* Pictured: Salim Ahmed Hamdan, the first defendant to stand trial at Guantanamo Bay.

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