Friday, January 30, 2009

What's Next? Mutiny? Revolt? Secession?

A military judge at Guantanamo has 'refused' Prez.O's "request" to postpone or 'freeze" military commissions trials of accused 'illegal combatants' in opposing the US invasion, conquest, and occupation--not to mention 'rape and pillage'--of Iraq.


From the Department of You Just Cannot Make This Shit Up Faster Than It Happens

Army Judge Won't Stop War Court

Thursday 29 January 2009

by: Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald

A chief Army judge for the US War Commission trials in Guantanamo has refused President Obama's request for a delay in the US military's case against Abd el Rahim al Nashiri.

The chief judge of the Guantánamo war court Thursday spurned a presidential request to freeze the military commissions, and said he would go forward with next month's hearing for an alleged USS Cole bomber in a capital terror case.

Abd el Rahim al Nashiri, a Saudi Arabian, faces a Feb. 9 arraignment on terror charges he helped orchestrate the October 2000 al Qaeda suicide bombing that killed 17 U.S. sailors off the coast of Yemen.

Nashiri is now held at the remote U.S. Navy base in southeast Cuba after years of CIA detention in which the agency has confirmed it waterboarded him in secret custody.

Please, someone, when did obedience to the "request" of the Commander-in-Chief (in this case, it's relevant) become 'optional'? Does anybody remember how the military brass dissed the Clenis, virtually to his face?

Generals are mostly Republicans. Coincidence? You decide.

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