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Pentagon Says Glitch Triggered Guantánamo Court Kill Switch

Sakrisson also said that, the way the court is currently configured, the judge no longer has a kill switch where he sits. Instead, the Court Security Officer and the person in court creating a record of the proceedings, called the court reporter, each has one. The intelligence analyst apparently has the authority to silence the court on his own; the court reporter, who sits just below the judge’s bench, is supposed to do it by direction of the judge. Defense lawyers blamed the CIA for the 2013 censorship episode. The audio was silenced as a lawyer for the alleged 9/11 terror attack mastermind, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, began to discuss an unclassified filing about the covert agency’s secret prison network, known as....MORE

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