@ Brookings Podcast: The Politics and Perils of Guantánamo

March 5, 2010

Opposition to trying alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed in civilian court has led the Obama administration to consider a military tribunal instead. Meanwhile, controversy continues over when, where and how to try terrorism suspects, and what to do with some 220 detainees who remain at Guantánamo Bay a year after President Obama promised to close the infamous facility. Expert Ben Wittes discusses the complex issues behind the headlines in this week’s @Brookings podcast.