Sorting through the split verdict at Guantanamo

Salim Hamdan, former driver for Osama bin Laden
In this courtroom sketch, reviewed by the U.S. military, defendant Salim Hamdan sits during his trial at Camp Justice in Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, in Cuba.
Sketch by Janet Hamlin-Pool/Getty Images

In the first Guantanamo war crimes trial, a U.S. military jury sentenced Salim Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden, to five and a half years in prison, including five years and a month already served at Guantanamo Bay. Military prosecutors sought a sentence of 30 years to life in prison.

Scott Silliman of Duke University's Center on Law, Ethics and National Security joins Midday to discuss the verdict and what it means for other Guantanamo detainees.

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