The Pentagon drops all war-crimes charges against five Guantanamo Bay detainees

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The U.S. government has dismissed all charges against five prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay after the military prosecutor assigned to the cases resigned, saying the government had withheld evidence. Jonathan Mahler, author of "The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight over Presidential Power" explains what's likely to happen to the five detainees and what this means for the future of the controversial prison and court.

Guests:

Jonathan Mahler

Contributors:

Nadia Zonis

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