Cold Case: USS Cole

None of the defendants convicted in Yemen in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole remains in prison. Al-Qaeda member Jamal al-Badawi has escaped twice and slipped away at least once with the blessing of Yemeni officials. Another conspirator was secretly freed in Yemen, and two were released after serving partial sentences. Only two suspects, captured outside Yemen, are in U.S. custody, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Cold Case: USS Cole

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