|Guantanamo judge pushes USS Cole trial date to Dec. 4|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
A military judge has pushed to Dec. 4 the trial date of a Saudi man accused of orchestrating al-Qaida’s USS Cole bombing in 2000 that killed 17 U.S. sailors, according to military sources.
If that timetable holds, it will be the first death-penalty prosecution at Guantanamo. It will also be the first at the war court that President George W. Bush created after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and that President Barack Obama reformed.
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