[JURIST] Colonel James Pohl recessed the first military commission session of the year on Monday because Saudi prisoner Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri [JURIST news archive] may want to fire his lawyer. Nashiri faces terror charges in connection with the al Qaeda attack on the USS Cole [JURIST news archive] in 2000, which killed 17 American service members. The prisoner was scheduled for an eight-day hearing to address representation issues in an attempt to narrow the scope of the death-penalty case. Right...

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