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Update on Guantanamo trials and potential implications for Omar Khadr

January 30, 2009

A judge at Guantanamo Bay has rejected Obama’s request for a 120-day hiatus in trials. The NP and other commentators suggest this means Obama will drop all charges “without prejudice,” so that trials won’t go ahead (despite the judge’s rejection of the delay) but charges can also be reinstated should the new US administration’s review lead to the conclusion that some of those charges are valid and worth pursuing.

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  1. Ted permalink
    January 31, 2009 5:13 pm

    The Joint Chiefs of Staff HAVE AN ABSOLUTE CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY to stand behind Guantanamo Military Judge James Pohl UNTIL OBAMA OVERCOMES “RES IPSA LOQUITUR” BY SUPPLYING HIS LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND PROVING HIS ELIGIBILITY TO BE PRESIDENT UNDER ARTICLE 2 OF THE US CONSTITUTION.

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