Politics & Government

September 21, 2009

4 prosecutors vie to try 9/11 suspects in civilian courts

Four different civilian prosecutors' offices — two in New York, two near the Pentagon — are studying whether to charge and put on trial five alleged 9/11 conspirators. The Pentagon's chief war crimes prosecutor revealed the behind-the-scenes rivalry in comments to reporters at Guantanamo, where the suspects are currently being held.

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