Topic: USS The Sullivans
A defense lawyer for accused terrorist Abd al-Rahim Al-Nashiri is asking to have video feeds of his military commission trial at Guantánamo distributed to broadcast outlets citing public interest in the proceedings. The judge questioned whether he had authority to grant the request.
A ruling Wednesday puts Abdal Rahim Al-Nashiri at a significant disadvantage because prosecutors will be able to rely on declassified summaries of classified evidence.
Lawyers for the alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind say the security restrictions at the Guantanamo Bay terror detention camp are hindering their ability to prepare his defense.