1. Fashion Statement

    9/11 ‘Mastermind’ Wears Camo Vest

    In this photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed holds up a piece of paper during a court recess at his Military Commissions pretrial hearing in the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who has portrayed himself as the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, and four other co-defendants were back before a military tribunal, forgoing the protest that turned their last appearance into an unruly 13-hour spectacle. (AP Photo/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

    Janet Hamlin; Pool / AP Photo

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who claimed to be the “mastermind” behind the September 11 attacks, wore a camouflage vest during a pretrial hearing in Guantánamo on Wednesday. Mohammed believes himself to be a prisoner of war, and said he wanted the same right to wear a uniform as Japanese and German troops who faced charges for war crimes after World War II had. He'd been denied the right during his May 5 arraignment, but Army Col. James Pohl granted the request on Tuesday. However, Pohl did prohibit Mohammed from wearing any items taken from U.S. military uniforms.

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