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Walkom: Khadr’s only hope is U.S. embarrassment

If Gitmo prisoner Omar Khadr catches a break, it won't be courtesy of his own government.

Nor will it be the result of lobbying by his Canadian compatriots, most of whom — according to the polls — just don't care.

Rather, it will be because Washington desperately wants to avoid the embarrassment of having its first post- 9/11 war crimes trial focused on a man whose alleged offence — killing an enemy soldier in the heat of battle — occurred when he was 15.

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Tags: canada, khadr, opinion piece, war on terror

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