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Gonzales: Gitmo ruling ‘hampered’ war on terror

The Supreme Court decision that ruled against the Bush administration’s plan to try suspects being held at Guantanamo Bay prison has “hampered our ability” to deal with terrorists, the U.S. attorney general said Saturday. Under the 5-3 court ruling, the Bush administration must adopt a military system for trying suspected terrorists consistent with international standards — or release the suspects from military custody. “What this decision has done is, it’s hampered our ability to move forward with a tool which we had hoped would be available to the president of the United States in dealing with terrorists,” Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told CNN. Full Story

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