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Suspect in USS Cole case faces Guantanamo trial

WASHINGTON — The prime suspect in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole will face a military tribunal in Guantanamo and a possible death sentence if convicted, defense officials said Wednesday. The Pentagon announced it had formally referred charges against Abd al-Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al-Nashiri of Saudi Arabia, in the…

U.S. recommends death penalty in USS Cole attack

WASHINGTON — A US military prosecutor is recommending the prime suspect in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole be tried at Guantanamo in what would be the first military tribunal under the Obama administration, the Pentagon said Wednesday. “Military commissions prosecutors have sworn charges against Abd al-Rahim Hussayn Muhammad…

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