Bin Laden Driver Faces Life Behind Bars Even if Acquitted

Wow - I never thought I'd live to see marsupial justice in an American venue...

Opening arguments get underway in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, against Salim Ahmed Hamdan -- Osama bin Laden's driver -- in what is the first U.S. war crimes trial since World War II. But Hamdan faces a lifetime behind bars if convicted or acquitted. He's deemed an enemy combatant, which the Bush administration says means he can be held indefinitely.

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