[JURIST] Alleged al Qaeda senior leader Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri [NYT profile; JURIST news archive] made his first court appearance [materials] Wednesday, his first public appearance since he was captured in Dubai in 2002. Nashiri is charged with war crimes [NYT report] under the Military Commission Act of 2009 [text, PDF] relating to the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 which killed 17 men, the bombing of the MV Limburg in 2002 and a failed plot to attack an American…

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