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Afghans say Taliban prisoners freed by U.S. will rejoin battle
Yahoo News ^ | 1 Jun 2014 | Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi

Posted on 06/01/2014 4:34:05 PM PDT by mandaladon

KABUL (Reuters) - The release of five Taliban prisoners in exchange for a U.S. soldier has drawn criticism from some Afghans, who say the detainees are dangerous and will rekindle ties with terrorist networks to resume fighting, just as most foreign troops leave.

The men had been held at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba since 2002 and were classed by the Pentagon as "high-risk" and "likely to pose a threat".

Two are also implicated in the murder of thousands of minority Shi'ite Muslims in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. military.

They were released in a swap with U.S. army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan who was flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday.

"They will definitely go back to fight, if health-wise they are able to go," said a top official at Afghanistan's spy agency, who asked to remain anonymous because of the sensitivity of the topic.

"They will be very dangerous people, because they have connections with regional and international terror organizations around the world."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; gitmo; imamobama; mullahobama; obama; obamasfault; obamaskin; taliban
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"This is purely a negotiation between the Taliban and the Americans... It won't help the peace process in any way, because we don't believe in the peace process," said Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid. .............Not according to Obama
1 posted on 06/01/2014 4:34:05 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

I’m stuned!


2 posted on 06/01/2014 4:35:37 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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To: mandaladon

“if health-wise they are able to go”

I would have infected them with something dangerous and infectious before I let them go!


3 posted on 06/01/2014 4:37:24 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Why do we give these Taliban scum better health care than our veterans? Kind of perverse thinking by the Obama administration.


4 posted on 06/01/2014 4:37:50 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: mandaladon
From at least medieval times, returned prisoners would have had to agree to parole, to never fight again.

But, since we are dealing with muzzie barbarians, I say return the love, and kill every last one of them at Gitmo. Be done with it.

5 posted on 06/01/2014 4:38:57 PM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th. Article V.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

He’s not one of us.


6 posted on 06/01/2014 4:39:01 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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To: mandaladon

Then they will die there


7 posted on 06/01/2014 4:39:18 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: mandaladon

WOW NO WAY IM STUNNED STUNNED I TELL YA/SARC
But hey according to the left, these Taliban scumbags are not terrorists, just “Freedom Fighters.”


8 posted on 06/01/2014 4:39:39 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: mandaladon

Will Obama be posing with the families of the men who were killed or had life altering wounds in the operations to capture those Taliban or the operations to find this soldier who walked away from his comrades unarmed? Those families must be feeling really special about now.


9 posted on 06/01/2014 4:39:49 PM PDT by allendale
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To: mandaladon
Dare call it treason photo: Dare Call It Treason - Richard M. Watt War36.jpg
10 posted on 06/01/2014 4:40:54 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: mandaladon
Afghans say Taliban prisoners freed by U.S. will rejoin battle

Of course they will.

11 posted on 06/01/2014 4:41:00 PM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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To: reefdiver
Then they will die there

Of natural causes.

12 posted on 06/01/2014 4:44:42 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mandaladon

I’d be willing to tell the Afghans to shove it. Their Xenophobic tribalism is one of the biggest reasons why the Taliban were not defeated.


13 posted on 06/01/2014 4:44:44 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: mandaladon

Well..Duhhhh.Who da thunk any dif


14 posted on 06/01/2014 4:44:56 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: mandaladon

Returned to battle?

Wasn’t that the point, really, for Obama?

It wasn’t about one pacifist deserter.


15 posted on 06/01/2014 4:45:15 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

“Why do we give these Taliban scum better health care than our veterans?”

The fact is our government blatantly refuses to provide adequate health care to those whom they consider to be terrorists (i.e. our veterans).


16 posted on 06/01/2014 4:45:33 PM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

The Taliban has already sent the five Inconspicuous Insurgent Uniforms to the Dry Cleaners. They should be clean pressed, creased, starched and delivered to Taliban international Headquarters by next Wednesday, Hump Day. Two Inconspicuous Insurgent Uniforms paid extra to have a ‘bullet holes’ motif in the Cumberbunds.


17 posted on 06/01/2014 4:45:40 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: mandaladon

This is a dark and treasonous story foisted by Obama & company!!! Obama and the Democrats are so in panic....that anything, even treason goes. Have noted, with interest, that not many Democrat low life, rank & file have joined the Obama bandwagon on this one!!!


18 posted on 06/01/2014 4:46:32 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: tumblindice

As my Grami used to say,”Oh My”
Mom was born in 1917


19 posted on 06/01/2014 4:47:03 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

Should have chipped them and then the location of the force would be known!


20 posted on 06/01/2014 4:47:57 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Ya think?





America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

21 posted on 06/01/2014 4:48:20 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: mandaladon; All
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22 posted on 06/01/2014 4:48:41 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: mandaladon

With ICE dumping hundreds of OTM illegals around the country and released these Taliban thugs without consent from congress....they are able to regroup now so keep your powder dry and weapons handy...Obama has loosed the hounds of war wittingly or unwittingly...he, Obama has truly put his fellow citizens in harms way. Everyone (except his apologists) agrees he should be impeached...but since he is Arab and Negro and this nation is on Politically Correct Death Watch...this community organizer will and is getting away with crimes against his country.


23 posted on 06/01/2014 4:49:29 PM PDT by yoe
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To: mandaladon

I would think that this is not a helpful situation for those Afghanis who supported the US initiative. They’ll still be there when we leave. They’ll have to deal with a Taliban the Obama administration has even further empowered and legitimatized with this maneuver.


24 posted on 06/01/2014 4:50:16 PM PDT by grania
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To: mandaladon

So...he saved one, got headlines and in his simple mind it’s all good.

Every father of deployed soldiers just made ‘a’ list and, when casualties are cross-linked, they make ‘the’ list.

I wouldn’t be surprised a bit if by this time next year we’re hearing stories of families of AF-theater casualties being subjected to ‘unusual scrutiny’...

Pathetic, for one word...disgusting, for another.


25 posted on 06/01/2014 4:51:24 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: mandaladon

This qualifies as an impeachable offense.

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
Article 3, Section 3, Clause 1

How will the fool on the hill get of of this one? Yes, I know he will as the Rhinos have no backbone, always worried how the press will react and their standing with the socialists across the aisle. Teflon anyone?


26 posted on 06/01/2014 4:52:42 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: mandaladon

Duh.

Why else would the Muslim in Chief release them.


27 posted on 06/01/2014 4:53:50 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: mandaladon

The next islamic terrorist attack on America will be owned by Obama.


28 posted on 06/01/2014 4:55:43 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Why do we give these Taliban scum better health care than our veterans?

On the bright side, these terrorists are not going to be getting the kind of high quality health care they got at Guantanamo anymore. They probably won't be getting any more gourmet Halal meals anymore either.

That'll teach 'em.

29 posted on 06/01/2014 4:57:05 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: mandaladon

Worst
President
Ever


30 posted on 06/01/2014 4:58:16 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Fungi

Can ordinary citizens file charges of treason against a sitting president?

Articles of impeachment?


31 posted on 06/01/2014 4:58:53 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: mandaladon

32 posted on 06/01/2014 5:02:18 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi or Atty General Holder, who brought more guns to Mexico?)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Put a chip in them and drone them


33 posted on 06/01/2014 5:02:30 PM PDT by punditwannabe
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To: mandaladon; All
Freepers need to get on Yahoo News, and all the local blogs in Idaho, their TV and Newspaper outlets.

We need to make clear that Bergdahl was a DESERTER and that no DESERTER is worth the risk of releasing 5 dangerous, blood thirsty Islamic radicals!

34 posted on 06/01/2014 5:03:12 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: punditwannabe

You know Obama would never allow that.


35 posted on 06/01/2014 5:03:20 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

“I would have infected them with something dangerous and infectious before I let them go!”

Yup, shot of Midazolam, another of Ebola and put on a plane.


36 posted on 06/01/2014 5:07:08 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: dagogo redux

No judge would ever hear the case. But then again if 10 or 20 million walked into Washington with a letter for the fools on the hill, something might give. With the state of the average low info voter, that is not likely to happen. Everyone has a life. We are busy trying to put bread on the table while our elected representatives spend us into oblivion, care more for illegal tresspassers than tax-paying citizens, and refuse to follow the constitution. We are doomed. Sell everything and go to..........never mind, it will be a carbon copy of our travails wherever you go. Stay here and never give up.


37 posted on 06/01/2014 5:08:39 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: allendale

Will Obama be posing with the families of the men who were killed or had life altering wounds in the operations to capture those Taliban or the operations to find this soldier who walked away from his comrades unarmed?

__________________________________________________

I had forgotten about the strange details of this case. You refreshed my memory.


38 posted on 06/01/2014 5:14:28 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: mandaladon

We knew this before they did!


39 posted on 06/01/2014 5:15:08 PM PDT by mark3681
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To: mandaladon

Bergdahl will also rejoin the battle.......just on the wrong side.


40 posted on 06/01/2014 5:15:18 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Yup! When they fall asleep, gas them out. Shoot them up, and tell them it looks like a spider bite. Give them some fake salve and fake antibiotics, and release them to infect their buddies! But then,,,, I’m not a nice guy,,,,


41 posted on 06/01/2014 5:16:53 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: P-Marlowe

On the bright side, these terrorists are not going to be getting the kind of high quality health care they got at Guantanamo anymore.

____________________________________

As a matter of fact, they probably will not be receiving any type of health care in the s-hole they are going to.


42 posted on 06/01/2014 5:17:16 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: mandaladon

I’m confident that the CIA wouldn’t miss the opportunity to embed nano-tracking chips into the rats, so that they can track them back to other nests.


43 posted on 06/01/2014 5:18:47 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: mandaladon

Of course they will.

The Obama Admin did not even make token effort to get them to sign an agreement that they will not resume their war against the United States and the rest of the world, futile gesture that it would be.

I’m frankly surprised that Obama did not issue them an AK -47 and a stockpile of RPGs and Stinger missiles as a door prize as got off the plane from Gitmo


44 posted on 06/01/2014 5:20:50 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Please check this soldiers bio. If what I read is factual this soldier is no hero but should actually be court martialed.
45 posted on 06/01/2014 5:24:25 PM PDT by Thors2000
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To: Thors2000

One of Zero’s hero’s...


46 posted on 06/01/2014 5:28:07 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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To: mandaladon

While locked up with the other terrorists at Guantanamo, they had a great opportunity to make contacts and learn from each other. It’s like going off to terrorist college. Will they be getting a diploma?


47 posted on 06/01/2014 5:29:10 PM PDT by oldbrowser (The only way to defeat this country is to turn us against each other.)
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To: mandaladon

If the Democrats had had their way, they’d never have stopped releasing convicted murderers like Willie Horton onto our cities’ streets so they could murder and rape more innocent victims.

Fortunately, however, Republicans like Rudy Giuliani put an end to such practices with mandatory sentencing laws, etc., which the Democrats haven’t yet been able to overturn.

In the meantime, a Democratic president has found a way to bring horror and death to innocent NON-American victims by releasing murderous Islamofascist prisoners into other countries’ cities.

Will the murder of hundreds of Afghanis at the hands of the five Taliban terrorists Obama has just released satiate Obama’s bloodlust, or will he have to release additional terrorists from time to time to keep his cruel appetites fed?


48 posted on 06/01/2014 5:37:34 PM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: mandaladon

I hope we tagged these bitches with “magic dust” so that the smart bombs know where to hit.


49 posted on 06/01/2014 5:37:39 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: making the world safe for Sharia.)
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To: rdcbn
"I’m frankly surprised that Obama did not issue them an AK -47 and a stockpile of RPGs and Stinger missiles as a door prize as got off the plane from Gitmo"

He's doing plenty of that in Syria. US weaponry is all over the place after Libya, Syria, and trusting the Turks and Iraqis. He probably also paid the middlemen, so I think they will get a door prize.

50 posted on 06/01/2014 5:38:05 PM PDT by Truth29
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