Obama: 9/11 mastermind will be convicted

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind, is seen shortly after his capture during a raid in Pakistan in this file photo from March 1, 2003 in this photo obtained by the Associated Press. The Pentagon is planning to charge and seek the death penalty for Mohammed and five other detainees at Guantanamo Bay for the Sept. 11 terror attacks on America. (AP Photo-File)

November 18, 2009 7:58:43 AM PST
President Barack Obama predicted that professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be convicted, as Attorney General Eric Holder defended putting him through the U.S. civilian legal system.