Over the past few weeks, a number of local columnists (such as my colleague, David Rosman, and the publisher of the Columbia Tribune*, Hank Waters) have posted columns defending or praising the administration’s decision to prosecute Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four others in a New York civilian court while trying the remaining terrorists by the military tribunal structured by Congress and the Supreme Court for that very purpose. The only area in which I find agreement is that it can be done.
No good reason to try Mohammed in civilian court
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