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‘Professional and dignified’

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The latest from Guantanamo.

Canadian detainee Omar Khadr told a military court he could no longer trust any of his Pentagon-appointed lawyers after months of watching them fight in front of him.

Khadr spoke out during a brief morning hearing Monday — the first held here since U.S. President Barack Obama took power in January — where the private battles of his defence team were aired before a visibly angry military judge. Following 30 minutes of testimony, Army Col. Patrick Parrish said Khadr could meet again with his team if they could put their differences aside and talk in a “professional and dignified” manner.

Khadr said it wasn’t possible. “That’s not true,” he told the military judge. “They just had a fight this morning.”