walid bin attash
The Guantanamo military tribunals are breaking a lot of new legal ground on classified information and detainee rights. And all of that is going to slow down proceedings a lot.
Ten minutes into a long-delayed pre-trial hearing, Walid bin Attash told his lawyers that he no longer trusted them and wished to represent himself.
Lawyers argue that the new prison guard policy at Guantanamo could put in jeopardy the government's ability to seek the death penalty for certain detainees.