Obama Administration Cooks Up Argument for Detaining Gitmo 12 yr old:
"Faced with impending defeat in a US District Court habeus corpus case, the Obama administration devised a new strategy for continuing the detention of Mohamid Jawad, an Afghan who may have been as young as 12 in 2002 when he allegedly wounded two US soldiers..
"I'm not putting it off," Judge Huvelle said last week. "Jawad has been there seven years - seven years. He might have been there at the age of maybe 12, 13, 14, 15 years old. I don't know what he is doing there. Without his statements, I don't understand your case, I really don't..
"You'd better go consult real quick with the powers that be, because this is a case that's been screaming at everybody for years. This case is an outrage to me...I'm not going to sit up here and wait for you to come up with new evidence at this late hour. This case is in shambles.."