Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri is scheduled to be tried in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
On October 12th, 2000, seventeen sailors were killed when the Cole was bombed in a Yemeni port.
A small craft approached the ship and set off a bomb.
39 sailors were injured in the attack.
The judge said media will be allowed to travel to Gitmo for the trial, just no televising.