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New plan to end Baltimore County man's detention in Guantanamo

New plan to end Baltimore County man's detention in Guantanamo

As his 10th anniversary at Guantanamo Bay draws near, an al-Qaida plotter from Baltimore is at the center of a new plan that could help resolve the cases of the dozens of men still held at the military outpost on Cuba.

The idea is for detainees to strike deals with federal prosecutors, plead guilty over a video link to a federal judge in the United States and serve any prison time overseas.

Lawyers for Majid Khan, a Pakistani immigrant who graduated from Owings Mills High School, have expressed his willingness to pursue that option if the government agreed, and legislation to make it possible was approved by the Senate last month.

"Majid Khan decided a long time ago...

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