Skip to comments.Freed Gitmo prisoners were battle-hardened Taliban commanders
Posted on 06/01/2014 6:37:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
KABUL They were among the Talibans most influential commanders five men whom the United States succeeded in removing from the battlefield.
But on Saturday, they were released from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a deeply controversial decision that raised concerns in Kabul and Washington even as Bergdahls homecoming was celebrated.
One of the freed men was the head of the Talibans army. Another arranged for al-Qaeda trainers to visit Afghanistan. Another has been implicated by the United Nations for killing thousands of Shiite Muslims.
Although the five men have each been in prison for at least a decade, many believe they still have significant influence within the Taliban because of their contributions during the groups formative years.
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What could go wrong?
Personally approved by soebarkah.
Obama might broken the law, which requires the administration to notify Congress before any transfers from Guantanamo are carried out.
But what’s the point of pointing with out if you’re not going to do a damn thing about it?
Obama: “Let’s see, that’s five down, 235 to go. That’s only about two a week for the next two and a half years. I can do that between rounds of golf.”
I've got a phone and a pen !
ahahaha and a gun...and a very stupid looking funky old hat!
Barack has a Crush On the Taliban
Pass It Ob!
Obama might have broken the law, which requires the administration to notify Congress before any transfers from Guantanamo are carried out.
Republicans have pointed this out.
But whats the point of pointing this out if youre not going to do a damn thing about it?
see my thread
was this for Bergdahl or was it to get Obama and his family off the hit list for the killing Osama bin Laden
How many Americans lost their lives in events leading to the eventual capture of these terrorists?
Which one is head of the VA now?