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Defense Systems Journal at Guantanamo Bay

This is all that censors will let us show you of Courthouse #2, where the Military Commissions occur

Defense Systems Journal was at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station (GBNS) the week of 15 December 2013 at the invitation of the Office of the Secretary of Defense to cover a Military Commissions motion hearing of accused terrorists Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Walid Bin 'AttashRamzi Bin al ShibhAli Abdul Aziz Ali; and Mustafa Ahmed Adam al Hawsawi.  
This pre-trial hearing, years in coming, stems from the charging, on 31 May 2011 and the arraignment, on 5 May 2012, of the five in connection with their alleged leading roles in the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States. They are charged with committing the following eight offenses: conspiracy; attacking civilians; attacking civilian objects; intentionally causing serious bodily injury; murder in violation of the law of war; destruction of property in violation of the law of war; hijacking or hazarding a vessel or aircraft; and terrorism.

-- Court Adjourned - A DoD Summary of Orders Issued and Motions Litigated

-- Court orders U.S. to preserve remnants of CIA secret prisons

-- Judge Pohl suspends 9/11 pre-trial proceedings until February 2014 pending mental competency assessment of Ramzi Bin al-Shibh

-- DoD Announces GTMO Detainee Transfer to Sudan

-- Day Two of Military Commission Hearings: Something Old, Something New

-- Military Commission ruling released that allows detainees to speak of their experiences

-- DoD Announces GTMO Detainee Transfer to Saudi Arabia

-- Pre-Hearing Comments from the Defense (Attorney James Connell)

-- Pre-Hearing Comments from the Prosecution (Chief Prosecutor General Mark Martins)

-- GTMO Detainee Index


Defense Systems Journal was in Guantanamo Bay Naval Station the week of 7 November 2011 at the invitation of the Office of the Secretary of Defense to witness the arraignment of accused terrorist Abd al-Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al-Nashiri

-- GTMO Arraignment looms for alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind al-Nashiri (8 November)

-- Meeting water and energy needs for 40 years at GTMO (8 November)

-- Alleged USS Cole bomber al-Nashiri arraigned in GTMO courtroom (9 November)

-- Marine Corps Security Forces Command - Securing GTMO (10 October)

-- GTMO Images & Observations (10 November)

Defense Systems Journal in Iraq


Defense Systems Journal was in Iraq the first week of November 2007 at the invitation of PEO Aviation's PM Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to witness the Army's use of unmanned systems.
The following articles were filed during that visit:  

-- UAVs are Decisive Factor in Decline in Iraq IED Attacks

-- Shadow 200 TUAV proves mettle in heavy Iraq use

-- Hellfire-armed Predator: Defending Mortaritaville

-- Raven UAV providing tactical intelligence across Iraq

-- EOD Technicians - Disarming Iraq one bomb at a time

-- Hunter Delivers a Decade after Cancellation