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Posted on 09/23/2012 7:54:22 PM PDT by STARWISE
Documents: Obama, Holder have approved one of Bin Ladens bodyguards for release or transfer from Gitmo
Daily Caller front page headline
Report: Obama approves release or transfer of former bin Laden bodyguard
President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have approved one of Osama bin Ladens personal bodyguards for release or transfer from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to another country, according to prison records released by WikiLeaks and a recently published list of approved-transfer detainees from the Justice Department.
Idris Ahmad Abdu Qadir Idris is the second name on Holders Justice Department list of 55 Gitmo detainees approved for release or transfer. This detainee, according to a Jan. 26, 2008, Defense Department document published by WikiLeaks, provided security for bin Laden both before and after the deadly Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.
Detainee is assessed to be a member of al-Qaida and was identified as a bodyguard for Usama Bin Laden (UBL) beginning shortly before the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. Detainee is also assessed to be an al-Qaida recruiter associated with a Salafist network in Yemen, the document reads. Detainee transited through multiple extremist support guesthouses, received militant training at the al-Qaida al-Faruq Training Camp in Afghanistan (AF), and is assessed to have received advanced training.
Detainee fled UBLs Tora Bora Mountain complex with a group of 30 fighters including other UBL bodyguards, collectively known as the Dirty 30, the document states. Detainees name was found on al-Qaida affiliated documents.
The Defense Department considers Idris a high risk if released from custody, meaning that he is likely to pose a threat to the US, its interests and allies.
The detainees on the Justice Departments list have been approved for release or transfer since 2009 the beginning of the Obama administration but they remain in the Guantanamo Bay prison and their names had not been released publicly because, according to Politico, the State Departments envoy for Guantanamo, Ambassador Daniel Fried, cited a need to coordinate diplomatic efforts to resettle the war-on-terror prisoners.
However, in the new court filings Friday, Justice Department lawyers said that need no longer merited keeping the list secret, Politico wrote. They didnt quite concede that the resettlement process has stalled, but that was the implication. Congress has also greatly complicated releases from Guantanamo with a series of legislative measures attached to budget bills that Obama signed into law.
Other FR threads about Gitmo savage terrorists due to be released and those back on the battlefield, coming after us and US interests.
Pray for our precious troops and this blessed nation. Deliver us from evil ...
..Out of words ..
They should ask Ambassador Stevens how that works out
Islam had declared war on the civilized world. Whether we decide to show up for the dance is irrelevant. They’re going to bring the party to us.
You almost get the impression that Holder and Obama are working for the other side. .... Wait.
They are. Never mind.
Oh, I have words alright. They just aren’t postable. And there are so many!
The best 45 minute lecture I have seen to this point on the last 1400 years.
Funny you should say that...Just remember, it IS a two way street on OUR soil. Read between the lines as you wish.
Is he going to work for the Secret Service guarding Obama now?
The man who despises America
Who Really is Barack Hussein Obama
Obama Whitehouse Infitrated
I agree. Thanks for posting the link.
Thanks for the link. Very informative.
And since there's no difference between Romney and Obama, whatever you do, DON'T PULL THE LEVER FOR ROMNEY!
What could possibly go wrong?
Interesting video - but I would take exception to one of the speaker’s assertions. He claims that one factor that weakened the Byzantine Empire was the Bubonic Plague - but the Arab expansion began in the 7th Century, while the first European appearance of the Bubonic Plague was in Crimea in 1350.
With that possible exception that may need clarification, he is pretty much 100 percent correct.
It is hard to argue with the facts.... let alone the cumulative facts over the last 1400 years.
The most famous plague outbreak swept through Europe in the 1300s. Dubbed the Black Death, the disease killed more than 25 million peopleone-fourth of the continent's population. The nursery rhyme "Ring Around the Rosy" is traced to the plague's rose-colored lesions and deadly spread.
Earlier outbreaks also decimated Europe. The Justinian Plague claimed as many as a hundred million lives in the Byzantine Empire during the sixth century A.D. "
The question remains...why isn't this information more widely known, especially in our schools?
I’m embarrassed to admit that, although I have read up on Justinian’s reign, and particularly his ill-fated attempt to recover the Western Empire with an army under the command of Belisarius, I somehow missed the plague. Thanks for enlightening me!