Barack Obama has wanted to close down Guantanamo since before he was elected. I guess he felt watching his brothers locked up and having the ability to set them free was an option he couldn’t pass up. What doesn’t make sense is the drive to release these war criminals.
Were they not caught trying to kill American soldiers, or civilians? Why would they be freed when the war is not over and they may return to the battlefield? As I understand, some who have been freed are back on the battlefield. One of you brilliant know it all liberals please tell me why this is the right thing to do.
If you look at the acts by Obama and even Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, if this was still our forefathers’ America, both would be GITMO detainees. Times have changed, for worse.
From The Hill:
The Department of Defense (DOD) on Monday announced it is transferring 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
“The United States is grateful to the government of the United Arab Emirates for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility,” it said in a statement.
“The United States coordinated with the government of the United Arab Emirates to ensure these transfers took place consistent with appropriate security and humane treatment measures.”The DOD said Monday’s transfer reduces the prisoner population at Guantanamo Bay’s detention facilities to 61 detainees.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has also informed Congress of the move after concluding every transfer meets the statutory standard.
The DOD said six of the 15 transfers were unanimously approved by the six agencies that make up the Periodic Review Board.
The remaining nine transfers were approved after the Periodic Review Board determined none of the detainees pose a continuing “significant threat” to U.S. security.
The fifteen detainees released by the President will invariably return to their homelands, find their local terrorist cells, and return to the West to harm innocent people. These detainees are terrorists! The foreigners and so-called “Americans” who support the release of these terrorists are terrorist sympathizers!
Do you agree with Obama releasing these war criminals? What do you think should happen to them? Should GITMO be closed down? Share your comments below and let us know what you think.