As many as one in three former Guantanamo Bay detainees are suspected of returning to the battlefield, American intelligence agencies say.
With an increasing number of detainees released from Guantanamo Bay rejoining terrorist groups overseas, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) appeared on "Your World" today to explain his plan to lower the recidivism rate.
A Gitmo detainee may walk free … for taking up yoga? That’s according to The New York Post, which reported that President Obama is giving out “get out of jail free” cards in an attempt to empty Guantanamo Bay. Another detainee reportedly may be freed for his positive attitude.
Geraldo Rivera jumped into the debate on Outnumbered today as the #oneluckyguy, calling for President Obama to close down Guantanamo Bay once and for all. According to reports, another Gitmo detainee is moving closer to being released and the Obama administration is going forward with efforts to close the facility.
Questions have been raised over whether the Guantanamo Bay detainees, released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, will rejoin terrorist networks. The five Taliban leaders are living in Qatar for a year before they’ll be completely free.
The five Taliban leaders released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are reportedly free to move around Qatar with few limits. The “Dream Team” was released to the Qatari government for one year.
The United States government acknowledged for the first time that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009. In a letter to Congress, Attorney General Eric Holder refers to the strikes as “sensitive counter-terrorism operations,” but does not used the word “drone.”
Guards and prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay prison clashed Saturday as the military attempted to move hunger strikers out of a communal section of the detention center on the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said.