The man accused of masterminding the bombing in 2000 is expected to testify Wednesday about the more than four years he spent in secret CIA prisons. And that's why, critics argue, the government is trying to ensure that Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri's testimony be heard in secret.
Europe's human rights court ruled on Tuesday that conditions in America's so-called "supermax" prisons don't violate inmates' human rights. The ruling clears the way for Britain to begin extradition proceedings against five imprisoned terror suspects, including Babar Ahmad. Ahmad has been held in a British prison for nearly eight years without charge.
A European court on Tuesday will determine whether Babar Ahmad will be extradited to the United States to face terrorism charges. Ahmad is fighting the extradition, and appealed to be prosecuted in the U.K.
The Obama campaign is expected to start highlighting what they consider a long list of national security accomplishments. For more on the foreign policy angles to this election, host Rachel Martin speaks with Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
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