USS Cole bombing suspect to face military tribunal at Guantanamo

[JURIST] The US Department of Defense (DOD) [official website] Wednesday officially referred charges against a high-profile Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee who allegedly planned the 2000 attack on the USS Cole [JURIST news archive] that left 17 sailors dead and 37 others injured. Saudi-born former millionaire Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri [JURIST news archive] will stand trial before a military tribunal [DOD press release] at Guantanamo on nine terrorism, conspiracy and murder charges [charge sheet, PDF]. Specifically al-Nashiri will be charged…

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