7,474. 11/13/2009

“In November [13] 2009, he [President Barack Obama] announced plans to try Khaled Sheikh Mohammed and four other alleged masterminds behind 9/11 in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York. This plan brought mixed reactions from citizens and victims of the attacks, and after strong lobbying by the political right, the plan was eventually tabled.”

 – M. Cherif Bassiouni, The Institutionalization of Torture by the Bush Administration, Page 256

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