Argument: Trying terrorists in the US will give them a forum for grandstanding

Issue Report: Guantanamo Bay Detention Center


Thomas Joscelyn. “Clear and Present Danger”. The Weekly Standard. December 1, 2008 – “Obama will probably end the military commission system. He has suggested that he wants to try some of the detainees in a civilian court. But trying the most dangerous terrorists, such as the 14 high value detainees, in a civilian court will give them a forum in which to grandstand.”