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Relatives of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks are periodically flown down to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to witness court proceedings against five men accused of plotting the attacks. For the witnesses of the most recent court session, the experience raised questions about justice, humanity and the ethics of the death penalty. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Families Of Sept. 11 Victims Watch Guantanamo Hearings With Mixed Feelings

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The legal case of the alleged Sept. 11 terrorists is slowly grinding its way through a war court at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

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The Strange World Of Guantanamo Bay's War Court

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Defense attorneys for terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are now allowed to introduce details regarding their clients' interrogations after the so-called "torture report" was released by the Senate Intelligence Committee late last year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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'Torture Report' Reshapes Conversation In Guantanamo Courtroom

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Senate Hearing Learns Of No Clear Plan To Close Guantanamo

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NSA's Bulk Collection Of Phone Data Continues, Intelligence Review Says

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GOP Says Obama Must Act First On New ISIS Resolution

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Ashton Carter Nominated For Secretary Of Defense

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Hagel: More Reported Sexual Assaults Are Good For The Military

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