[JURIST] Mark Martins [official profile], the chief war crimes prosecutor for the US military commissions at Guantanamo, said on Monday that he had participated in the decision [Miami Herald report] to bring the case of suspected terrorist Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai to the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] for trial. The Obama administration has faced criticism for its choice to try the alleged al Qaeda conspirator in federal court rather than prosecute him through...

More...