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Guantanamo Trial Opens With A Series Of Firsts

Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri is the first Guantanamo detainee to have his case tried under the Obama administration's revamped rules for military commissions; he could be put to death if found guilty in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen. The trial is a test of whether a separate military justice system can provide the same impartial justice as a U.S. criminal court.