Conflict & Justice

9/11 mastermind to be tried in New York

Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is to be sent from Guantanamo Bay to New York for trial in a civilian court, the Obama administration has confirmed. Attorney General Eric Holder said he would be transferred from the US prison camp in Cuba with four other suspects. Mohammed has admitted planning the 9/11 attacks, the US military says. Jeb Sharp reports.

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