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Next step in 9/11 terrorism trial set for May 5 – CNN

On April 10, 2012 CNN's national security blog reported that the military tribunals for alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammad and four other defendants will commence on May 5th of this year.  According to the article, Army Colonel James Pohl, the chief judge for the Guantanamo military commission will preside over all five trials.  According to the Defense Department, the five men are charged with the "planning and execution of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in New York, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, Pa., resulting in the killing of 2,976 people."  All five defendants face the death penalty.

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