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Hezbollah leader could get military tribunal in US – AP

On September 25, 2011, the Associated Press reported that the Obama Administration was considering the establishment of a military tribunal for Hezbollah leader, Ali Mussa Daqduq. Daqduq has been linked to a 2007 raid in Iraq that resulted in the abduction and death of four American soldiers.

Should the U.S. government move forward with this proposal, Daqduq would be tried in a military tribunal at a U.S. military base. While the Bush Administration made efforts to hold several suspected terrorists in U.S. military bases, no military tribunal regarding these cases has been held in American soil since September 11, 2001.

Pursuant to a 2008 agreement, the U.S. government must hand Daqduq over to Iraqi officials by the end of 2011. Consequently, officials fear that without immediate action, Daqduq may be released after the exchange.

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