Tales from the Trail

Holder huddles with New York team on 9/11 trials

December 9, 2009

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday flew to New York to huddle with his team that will be in charge of prosecuting and imprisoning the five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

The First Draft: NYC awaits day in court 8 years after 9/11

November 13, 2009

Today seems a day of numbers: 8, 11, 5, 3000, 13. Put another way, more than 8 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the brutally violated City of New York learns that 5 men accused in the deaths of the nearly 3,000 people will face an actual criminal trial — in New York. SECURITY COMMISSION

White House waffles on Guantanamo Bay closing deadline

September 28, 2009

President Barack Obama is finding out what his predecessor experienced — closing Guantanamo Bay is easier said than done.