Guantánamo judge bows to prosecution, reinstates joint 5-man 9/11 trial

08/13/2014 6:21 PM

09/18/2014 1:19 PM

The military judge in charge of the 9/11 terrorism trial bowed to a Pentagon prosecution protest Wednesday and agreed to go forward with a single, five-man Sept. 11 death-penalty tribunal.

The judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, had separated alleged 9/11 plot deputy Ramzi bin al Shibh, 42, on July 24. He cited Bin al Shibh’s unique conflict-of-interest and competency issues as slowing progress in the trial of alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and three other accused co-conspirators.

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