White House

July 7, 2009

Obama officials may prefer civilian trials for 9/11 plotters

The Obama administration has not yet decided where to try those accused of involvement in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks who are now held at Guantanamo Bay, government lawyers told a Senate committee on Tuesday. The fact that the 9/11 attacks targeted civilians inside the continental United States argues for a civlian trial, said one.

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