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Marcy Wheeler: Hiding Abu Zubaydah, Hiding the Failures of the Torture Regime

By Marcy Wheeler at 10:32am
On May 9, the Convening Authority for the Gitmo military commissions signed charges against five detainees alleged to be responsible for 9/11.  Yet, in spite of the fact that George Bush named Abu Zubaydah in a September 2006 speech in which he promised to "bring these people to justice," Zubaydah was not included among those charged. Zubaydah remains, more than six years after he was first detained, uncharged.
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