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Recall President Obama’s foreign policy; Constitutional rights to 9/11 war criminals

Between now and Election Day 2012, 9/11 Families for a Safe & Strong America will take a look back at President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. Today, we remember this:
November 2009:

Attorney General Eric Holder wants to fly Khalid Sheikh Mohammed into New York City, cloak him and his four “co-defendants” with liberties they would deny every [...]

Military Commission 9/11 murder and conspiracy charges to be resworn against KSM et al

We received tonight from the Office of Military Commssions that the charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four senior cohorts will be resworn Tuesday:
30 May 2011
2000 hours
Dear 9/11 Families,
We wanted to inform you that charges will be sworn tomorrow against Khalid Sheikh [...]

Statement from 9/11 Families on the President’s Decision to Prosecute 9/11 Cases in Military Commissions

Media Advisory
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2011
Statement from 9/11 Families on the President’s Decision to Prosecute 9/11 Cases in Military Commissions
New York, NY — April 4, 2011 — We are relieved that President Obama has abandoned his plan to try the 9/11 conspirators in a civilian court on U.S. soil. Prosecuting war criminals, whose only connection [...]

KSM trial non-decision angers 9/11 family members; Obama ‘changes’ stance on Gitmo tribunals

I participated in yesterday’s White House conference call briefing to 9/11 family members; they provided us nothing new as to when or where Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his lieutenant co-conspirators would be tried.
The Washington Times reported this morning:
Debra Burlingame, co-founder of 9/11 Families for a Safe and Strong America and a board member of [...]

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