GITMO – Sec. of Def. Mattis Removed Two 9/11 Pentagon Lawyers

Jim Mattis fires lawyer overseeing Guantánamo trials of 9/11 terrorists: Report   Washington Examiner Katelyn Caralle February 5, 2018 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday fired the top official overseeing the trials of five men being held at Guantánamo Bay who have been accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks. Harvey Rishikof is an attorney with experience in national security law, but with no military experience. According to the Miami Herald, there is no known reason for Mattis’ decision to fire the man he named convening authority for military commission last April. Two Pentagon lawyers have replaced Rishikof and Gary Brown, … Continue reading