Defense lawyers say USS Cole attack mimicked US ruse from WWII: an explosive fishing vessel

  • by: DAVID DISHNEAU , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 6, 2014 - 1:55 PM

FORT MEADE, Md. — The sneaky tactics used to attack the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000 were similar to a ruse the United States considered acceptable during World War II, a lawyer said Wednesday in seeking dismissal of six of the 11 charges facing the Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the bombing that killed 17 U.S. sailors.

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