Detainees sit in a holding area watched by military police at Camp X-Ray inside naval base Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in this January 
 2002 file photo. Photograph: US department of defence/Reuters

A red light sits between the military judge and the court security officer. If any information considered “classified” is disclosed in court, either m(...)

In this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the US department of defence, the self-proclaimed terrorist mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, wearing a camouflage jacket and white turban, is seen during a break in the pretrial hearings at the Guantánamo Bay US naval base in Cuba, yesterday. Photograph: Janet Hamlin/ AP Photo

SIMON CARSWELLat Guantánamo Baynaval base, CubaPretrial hearings in the prosecution cases against five men accused of plotting the September 2001 atta(...)