Train Wreck Raises Questions About DISA Back-Up

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | August 24, 2012

A train wreck in Ellicott City, Md., Tuesday cut a fiber optic cable used to provide Internet service to Guantanamo Navy base, Cuba, Steven Doub, a spokesman for the Defense Information Systems Agency confirmed.

That in turn led to a delay in the start of hearings by a military tribunal in the case of 9/11 attack mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed, with the hearing delayed even more by the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac.