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Posts Tagged ‘Eric Holder’

Attorney General offers legal justification for killing American-born terrorists abroad – Washington Post

On March 4, 2012 the Washington Post reported that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder justified the killing of U.S. citizens abroad "who pose a terrorist threat" during a speech at Northwestern University.  While the Justice Department has not released its legal justification for killing U.S. born terrorist, Anwar al-Awlaki, Holder outlined a three-part legal test […]

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Attorney general insists US needs flexibility in terror war, including use of criminal courts – Washington Post

According to the Washington Post, on November 8, 2011, Attorney General Eric Holder testified before Congress that the United States needed "flexibility to prosecute terror suspects in criminal courts." Speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Holder argued "We need to use all elements of American power in the fight against terrorism, our military power, our […]

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Cuomo wants 9/11 trial held outside New York

Salon reports on Thursday, November 11, 2010 that Andrew Cuomo wants the trial of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed held outside of Manhattan.  In an article titled, "Cuomo wants 9/11 trial held outside New York," Salon reports that Cuomo addressed the matter for the first time in an interview with radio host John Gambling a […]

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Nov 15th, 2010 KSM

Holder: decision ‘close’ on 9/11 trial

Politico reports on November 10, 2010  in an article entitled "Holder: decision 'close' on 9/11 trial," that the administration is on the verge of making a decision about where to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday. Politico reports: "We have been working on it and I think we're close to the decision," Holder told […]

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Nov 14th, 2010 KSM