[JURIST] US Army Col. James Pohl on Thursday stepped down [order, PDF] from the trial of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri [JURIST news archive], who 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. Pohl, the chief judge at the Guantanamo military court, stepped down in order "to ensure continuity of the proceedings and to avoid scheduling conflicts" with the trial of accused 9/11 conspirators Khalid...

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