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Alleged Sept. 11 Plotters In Court, But Lawyers Do The Talking

The brief courtroom session provided a glimpse of the accused plotters, including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. But the discussion focused on whether U.S. intelligence is listening to attorney-client conversations.
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Pentagon Goes On The Offensive Against Cyberattacks

U.S. military commanders are emphasizing their readiness to defend the nation against cyberthreats from abroad. What they do not say is that they are equally prepared to launch their own cyberattacks against U.S. adversaries.
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Procedure Questions Expected To Bog Down Hearings For Alleged Sept. 11 Planners

Pretrial hearings resume on Monday for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men accused of helping plot the Sept. 11 attacks. There will be two competing narratives in the courtroom, however, with the prosecution focusing on the attacks, while the defense wants the trial to be about the defendants' treatment after they were captured.
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Week In News: Controversy Over Drone Strikes

A Justice Department memo outlining the President's authority to initiate drone strikes against suspected terrorists - even U.S. born ones - has sparked a discussion about the limits of the executive branch. Host Jacki Lyden speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent with The Atlantic, about the controversy.
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What's Legal Vs. What's Wise In Drone Attacks

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution about a recently released Obama administration memo that gave the legal justification for targeting U.S. citizens with drones.

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