Here is an interesting editorial from former Hamdan trial judge CAPT (ret.) Keith Allred. He advocates placing the 9-11 conspirators in the military commission system. While I agree with much of Judge Allred’s analysis. I think he omits a critical issue, that the 9-11 attacks, the primary charges against Khalied Sheik Mohammad and the other conspirators, were not acts committed on a battlefield. Thus, as I have posted about before, e.g. here, those crimes are not proper charges for a military commission. Rather, like the prior WTC bombers, they should be tried as terrorists and, if and when that process convicts and sentences them, locked up with their brethren in the secure facility in CO. As for the lingering issue of a potential acquittal, which I would say is just as likely if not more so in a military commission, considering that KSM has admitted his crimes in open court, see e.g. here, I don’t see how those that view that as a problem would be concerned.