Skip to comments.Taliban released in Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap trade Guantanamo cells for comforts of Qatar
Posted on 06/09/2014 11:00:05 AM PDT by rickmichaels
DOHA, Qatar BMWs AND 4x4s crammed the parking lot and pavements around the tall white mosque where worshippers were reciting the midday prayer.
Outside, in the suffocating 45C (113F) desert heat, perfectly paved, wide roads run alongside row after row of large, high-walled, residential compounds.
It is here, in al-Muaither, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of the Qatari capital Doha, that the five Taliban members released from the Guantanamo detention centre have been taken to settle in to their new life as free men, The Sunday Telegraph has learnt.
The five men, accused of massacres that left thousands dead in Afghanistan and the Middle East, were released as part of the controversial prisoner swap last Saturday for one U.S. soldier, who has been labelled a deserter.
They were spirited to Doha by Qatari government officials in exchange for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, 28, the U.S. soldier held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years.
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Put a Hellfire missile through their windows all at the same time.
This, of course, after monitoring and tracking all com traffic to them over the next year.
“The five men, accused of massacres that left thousands dead”
Once again, a foreign newspaper going where Americans fear to tread. And oddly enough, Canadian, where—as Mark Steyn learned—it’s not nice to tell the truth about the ‘religion of peace.’
Some of the goo-goo comments are incredible, one in particular: “What are they charged with doing?” Uh, jaywalking in Jalalabad? Brains must still be defrosting in the Great White North.
Not all of us are dupes, thank you very much. We have our brain-addled morons up here just as you do down there.
The Qatari’s will do their best to recruit these guys support of the Syrian rebel cause. They Qatari’s have the money (as we do), have the weapons (as we do), and we’re doing the rebel training in Qatar. All they need are bodies from Afghanistan. I bet they’ll pay a commission (as we will).