GRITtv Live Now: Can Our Criminal Courts Handle Terror Suspects?
The US has successfully tried many alleged high level terrorists and Al-Qaeda operatives before and after 9/11. They're housed, of course, on US soil in US prisons and have posed few if any problems. Yet there are many who claim that closing Guantanamo and trying terror suspects in the United States is somehow a threat to national security.
Today on GRITtv VINCE WARREN of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Army Lieutenant Col. DAVID VANDEVELD, a former military prosecutor at Guantanamo who resigned in September of last year, and Law Professor VIJAY PADMANABHAN on the prosecution of terror suspects.