court martial

  • August 23, 2013  

    Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan was found guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting spree against unarmed soldiers that killed 13 and wounded more than 30 others. He now faces the death penalty. Judy Woodruff speaks with Karen Brooks who has been covering the court martial for Reuters. Continue reading

  • August 7, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, the court martial against suspected Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan was temporarily halted. It was suspected that Hasan, who is representing himself, seemed intent on being sentenced to death. Also, in Libya U.S. prosecutors have begun the process of bringing suspects in the Benghazi attack to trial. Continue reading

  • July 30, 2013  

    At the end of a two-month court martial, a judge convicted Pfc. Bradley Manning on 19 charges, including espionage, theft and fraud, but acquitted him of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge against him, as well as an additional espionage charge. Jeffrey Brown reports on the trial and what may come next for Manning. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2013  

    The court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened in Fort Meade, Md. Three years ago Manning was arrested for allegedly leaking 700,000 U.S. government documents to the website WikiLeaks. Ray Suarez takes a closer look at the trial with Arun Rath, who has been covering the story for FRONTLINE. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2012  

    A military judge on Tuesday recommended 90 days of confinement and reduction in rank for Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich, the remaining Marine charged in a case that shook Iraq and the U.S. — the gunning down of 24 civilians in Haditha in 2005. However, because of a pre-trial agreement, he will serve no time. Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2012  

    At his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich, the remaining Marine charged in the 2005 Haditha killings, expressed sorrow for the victims, and said he hadn’t meant for his men to kill innocent Iraqis. Margaret Warner discusses his plea deal with two retired Marines, Lt. Col. Gary Solis and Capt. Bing West. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2008  

    A military jury in Guantanamo Bay convicted Osama bin Laden’s former driver on charges of providing support for terrorism Wednesday but cleared him of conspiracy charges. Experts weigh the verdict. Continue reading

  • June 7, 2006  

    In his first public comments since allegations concerning Iraqi civilian deaths in Haditha and Hamdaniya, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee took responsibility for the training of troops in Iraq, but said he would not resign. Two former Central Command Marine Corps generals analyze the accusations and reaction. Continue reading