Lawyers Urge 9/11 Charges Dismissal - Lawyers defending Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, and four other Guantanamo detainees have asked for the presiding military judge to dismiss their cases, saying the timing is politically motivated.

The men are to stand trial over the attacks on September 15, according to the court filing quoted by AP.

However the men's lawyers say the date for the trials, coming only a few weeks before the US presidential election, is politically motivated. ...

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