USS Cole Suspects Roam Free

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It's been nearly eight years since al-Qaida's bombing of the U.S.S Cole killed 17 sailors. Now, everyone convicted in the terrorist attack has escaped or been freed from prison. Alex Cohen talks with Washington Post correspondent Craig Whitlock. He explains how courts in Yemen have complicated U.S. efforts to prosecute the defendants in the Cole bombing.



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