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News The Dickinsonian 24 September 2008
Terrorism & National Security

HAMDAN VERDICT: We Waited Seven Years for This?

Report 6 August 2008
Salim Hamdan, Osama bin Laden's driver, was convicted on a charge of material assistance to terrorism and acquitted of the charge of conspiracy to commit terrorist acts. The Bush administration’s military commissions have not only violated our basic values and traditions; almost seven years after the 9/11 attacks, they have failed to bring terrorists to justice while damaging the credibility of our justice system and our democracy in the eyes of the world.
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