Topic: Afghan War

Should the 9/11 planners get the death penalty?

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Discussion started by Jeff Moskowitz:
The trial began this week of five men accused of engineering the terrorist attacks on 9/11. They have been serving time in Guantanamo Bay and overseas CIA prisons since their capture and arrest in Afghanistan. The guilt of the men will be determined by military tribunal, but if they are found guilty, what punishment do you think they should get? Would you give them the death penalty?
Background article: 9/11 suspects ignore, disrupt Guantanamo arraignment Silence and the odd outburst from accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others turned an arraignment that could have lasted minutes into a 13-hour court session at Guantanamo Bay on Saturday. ... Read more