April 5, 2011
The Obama administration has decided against civilian trials for five men linked to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Monday that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four alleged co-conspirators will be tried in military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay,*according to NBC News.
Holder’s press conference is expected at 2 p.m. ET.
“The president’s primary concern here is that the accused perpetrators of that terrible attack on the American people be brought to justice as swiftly as possible and as fairly as possible,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said Monday.
The announcement comes on the same day that President Barack Obama*kicked off his re-election bid.
Full article here