Guantanamo Appeals Board Named The Pentagon appoints a retired army general to oversee the military trials of suspected foreign terrorists held at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The military also names four members of a review panel to hear appeals of any convictions or sentences. The moves clear the way for the first U.S. military tribunals since World War II. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.
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U.S. Moves Closer to Guantanamo Trials

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U.S. Moves Closer to Guantanamo Trials

U.S. Moves Closer to Guantanamo Trials

U.S. Moves Closer to Guantanamo Trials

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The Pentagon appoints a retired army general to oversee the military trials of suspected foreign terrorists held at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The military also names four members of a review panel to hear appeals of any convictions or sentences. The moves clear the way for the first U.S. military tribunals since World War II. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.