MSNBC WATCH: Ghailani terror trial what? Who?

    How does MSNBC–“The Place for Politics” and a real news organization, or so they will tell you–not cover the Ghailani trial? A check of “Ghailani” into an MSNBC search box yields only one result. As the trial was starting, Rachel Maddow discussed it with New York Times’ writer Bob Herbert. They laughed at Republicans who suggested that a civilian trial was not the correct venue. | Read More »

    Guantanamo Bay detainee transferred to New York

    So it begins. The Obama administration has made its first transfer of a detainee at the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to United States soil. Ahmed Ghailani, arrived in New York early Tuesday to be tried in federal court in lower Manhattan for his role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, which killed more than 224 people. Ghailani’s transfer | Read More »