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No clemency for Guantanamo's youngest prisoner

A Pentagon legal official on Thursday upheld the eight-year sentence for a Canadian who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier, rejecting a defense request for clemency for the youngest prisoner at Guantanamo Bay. Full story

8-year sentence for Gitmo's 'child soldier'

The long-running case of a onetime teenage al-Qaida fighter is over, with a U.S. military judge sentencing Omar Khadr to eight more years in custody for war crimes. Full story

Jury weighing Gitmo 'child soldier' sentence

Military jurors begin deliberations that will continue Sunday on the sentence for a former teen al-Qaida fighter held at Guantanamo and convicted of war crimes. Full story

Hillary Clinton intervened in ‘boy soldier’ case

Monday’s Guantanamo plea deal averting the military trial of Canadian “boy soldier” Omar Khadr came after an extraordinary last minute intervention by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, NBC News' Michael Isikoff reports. Full story

Youngest Gitmo detainee could cut plea deal

The Canadian lawyer for the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay said Thursday that his defense team is working on a deal to avert a trial. Full story

NYT: First military tribunal case rattles U.S.

NYT: The prosecution of a former child soldier implicitly threatened with gang rape threatens to unravel the administration's work to redeem the reputation of military commissions. Full story

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  'Child soldier' Gitmo trial draws criticism

Jury selection is under way at Guantanamo Bay in the trial of Omar Khadr, accused of killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan when he was 15-years-old. NBC's Michael Isikoff reports.

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Omar Khadr
Omar Khadr

FILE - This undated picture shows Omar Khadr before he was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. The Supreme Court of Canada agreed Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 to hear the government's appeal of a lower court ruling directing it to ask the U.S. to repatriate a Toronto man who is the last Western detainee held at

Courtroom sketch of Omar Khadr
Courtroom sketch of Omar Khadr

In this photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, Canadian defendant Omar Khadr, left, attends his pretrial hearing in the courthouse for the U.S. military war crimes commission at the Camp Justice compound on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval