Politics & Government

January 30, 2009

Former USS Cole commander slams Obama on Guantanamo

Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Kurt Lippold, who was commander of the USS Cole when it was attacked in Yemeni waters in 2000, hailed a military judge's rejection of President Obama's request to delay the trial of the alleged mastermind of the attack as "a victory for the 17 families of the sailors who lost their lives."

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