November 18, 2018

Gitmo Detainees Approved for Release in Obama Era Unlikely to Be Released

Only 41 captives remain in the U.S. military detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, including five who have been deemed eligible for release by a multi-agency board established by the administration of former President Barack Obama who vowed to shut down the prison. The Washington Post (WaPo) quotes Wells Dixon, a senior staff attorney at […]

Obama Frees 10 More Gitmo Detainees During Last Week in Office

With just days left in office, President Obama transferred 10 Guantanamo Bay detainees to Oman. The country’s foreign ministry said in a statement on the state-run Oman News Agency that it accepted the prisoners at the president’s request, although it declined to identify who they are. The Defense Department has not publicly acknowledged the transfer. […]

Report: Obama to Free Gitmo Detainees Who Have Vowed to Behead Americans

President Barack Obama plans to transfer out at least 22 of the 59 detainees who remain at the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, by the time he leaves the White House, a move that will liberate jihadists who have threatened to behead and bomb Americans, the Daily Mail has learned. In recent weeks, […]

Obama’s Watch: 20 Ex-Gitmo Detainees Confirmed or Suspected of Returning to Terror

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At least 161 jihadists have been liberated from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, during President Barack Obama’s tenure, including nine who are known to have reengaged in terrorist activities and 11 suspected of doing so, reveals a report by the Office the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). The total […]

Confirmed: Freed Gitmo Detainees Have Killed Americans

Back in March, Defense Department official Paul Lewis told lawmakers that freed Guantanamo Bay prisoners had returned to the fight and killed Americans, but he declined to give further detail. Now, however, The Washington Post has learned more information. The Obama administration believes that at least 12 detainees released from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, […]

UNREAL: Pentagon Considering All Possible U.S. Locations for Guantánamo Detainees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration is considering all possible locations in the United States to house detainees from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, according to a Pentagon spokesperson. Breitbart News asked the Pentagon if the Obama administration would be open to transferring Guantánamo detainees to American territories outside the continental United […]

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Gitmo Warden Slams Obama’s Release of Detainees – ‘He Has Thrown National Security Out the Window’

During a radio interview on Sunday, Col. Michael Bumgarner, formerly the commander of the guard force at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, slammed President Obama for “throwing national security out the window” by continuing to release Gitmo detainees. Bumgarner said he was particularly dumbfounded by the release of Ibrahim al-Qosi, who went on to become […]

Obama Frees 10 Guantánamo Detainees in Largest Recorded Single-Day Release

The Defense Department announced Thursday that 10 Yemeni detainees have been set free from Guantánamo Bay detention camp in Cuba. All of them were sent to the Gulf state of Oman, the Pentagon said. Less than 100 detainees now remain at the military facility. “The Oman transfer of 10 is the single largest transfer to […]

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