June 23, 2014 1:40 PM

Iraqi wants civilian attorney at Guantánamo war court to navigate Afghanistan, Iraq

An Iraqi prisoner at Guantánamo who is accused of commanding al-Qaida’s army after the Sept. 11 terror attacks wants a civilian lawyer to help him gather evidence in war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan as an act of pragmatism, the captive’s U.S. Army lawyer said Monday.

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