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  • Why Couldn't The U.S. Prosecute Musa Ali Daqduq?

    03/08/2013 2:48:49 AM PST · by Cindy · 17 replies
    LONG WAR JOURNAL.org - Threat Matrix ^ | March 7, 2013 4:13 pm | Bill Roggio
    SNIPPET: "But if the US can transport Abu Ghaith onto US soil and prosecute him for terrorist activities, why couldn't the Obama administration do the same with Musa Ali Daqduq, the senior Hezbollah commander who was captured in Iraq in 2007? The US Department of Justice had planned to prosecute Daqduq and the FBI was building a case against him. Daqduq was directly implicated in the kidnapping and murder of seven US soldiers in Karbala in January 2007. He was in US custody up until December 2011, just before the US withdrew from Iraq. Although the administration argued that it...
  • Obama helps to free imprisoned Muslim killer of 5 Marines

    08/08/2012 8:57:30 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/8/2012 | Doug Book
    Feigning indignity, outrage and remorse, the Obama Administration quietly watched from the sidelines as a Hezbollah commander, guilty of planning the murder of five U.S. Marines, was set free on July 30th by the Iraqi central criminal court. In January of 2007, a dozen or more terrorists dressed in U.S. uniforms opened fire on a military camp in Karbala, just south of Baghdad. One soldier died at the scene and four others were kidnapped, tortured and murdered by the terrorists. The mastermind of this complex attack was Ali Mussa Daqduq, a Lebanese national taken by U.S. forces in Basra just...
  • Obama releases Guilty Terrorist Leader [VIDEO]

    08/04/2012 5:12:25 PM PDT · by yorkie · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 4, 2012
    Ali Mussa Daqduq tortured and killed 5 American soldiers. Obama did not want him sent to Gitmo and the Iraqi's are sending him back to Iran.
  • The Daqduq Disgrace Obama releases a terrorist rather than send him to Gitmo

    12/19/2011 5:37:42 PM PST · by seekthetruth · 79 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 19, 2011 | SeekTheTruth
    One of the most widely photographed acts of President Obama's first year in office was his symbolic pre-dawn salute to the caskets of U.S. soldiers returning to Dover Air Force Base. In the case of a terrorist named Ali Musa Daqduq, who was released yesterday from U.S. custody in Iraq, the President is letting down those fallen soldiers and their families. Daqduq is a Lebanese national and top Hezbollah operative who in January 2007 masterminded the ambush, kidnapping and murder of five American soldiers in the Iraqi city of Karbala. Arrested by U.S. forces in Basra two months later, Daqduq...
  • GOD BLESS CONGRESSMAN ALLEN WEST! STANDING UP FOR OUR US MILITARY!

    05/16/2012 2:36:48 PM PDT · by seekthetruth · 44 replies
    Congressman Allen West ^ | May 16, 2012 | SeekTheTruth
    PLEASE READ CONGRESSMAN WEST'S LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA! http://west.house.gov/images/stories/Letter_to_President_Obama_re_Daqduq_-_16_MAY_2012.pdf
  • Hill GOP wants answers on Hezbollah leader tied to soldiers killings, set for release

    05/17/2012 11:43:22 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 3 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 5/17/12 | foxnews
    The letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta suggests the administration waited until Daqduq was in Iraqi custody before filing murder, terrorism and other charges. It also states the administration intentionally kept information from Capitol Hill lawmakers, who learned about the purported charges and Daqduq’s ordered release through New York Times stories. “Eight pages of charges ... appears to indicate that either the administration was purposefully withholding information from Congress or it had not done the due diligence required to file charges,” states the letter signed by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee’s ranking GOP lawmaker,...
  • Hezbollah Terrorist Handed Over to Iraqis by U.S. May Face Only Minor Criminal Charge

    12/19/2011 3:46:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/19/11 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – One day after the United States handed over to the Iraqi authorities a Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist accused of killing at least five American soldiers, Iraqi officials were quoted as saying the prisoner will face criminal charges – for illegal entry. Iraqi officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press Saturday that Ali Musa Daqduq would be prosecuted for entering the country with an illegal passport, an offense carrying a prison term of just over five years.
  • Outrage In Iraq

    12/18/2011 12:55:23 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Powerline ^ | 12-18-11 | John Hinderaker
    As our involvement in Iraq has wound down, a few loose ends remained. The most important was the status of Ali Mussa Daqduq. Daqduq is a Hezbollah operative, apparently directed by Iran, who was responsible for the capture, torture and murder of five American servicemen. Under the status of forces agreement, he was to be turned over to Iraqi authorities, and could only be removed from that country with the permission of its government. A number of conservative activists and politicians campaigned to retain custody of Daqduq and bring him to Guantanamo Bay or another suitable venue for trial. A...
  • The Daqduq Dilemma

    07/24/2011 7:02:39 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/23/2011 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    He is an enemy combatant, so treat him as one. An Iran-backed Hezbollah commander who killed American soldiers in cold blood has been in U.S. custody for four years. Most Americans would see this as a good thing. For the Obama administration, it is a vexing dilemma. This highlights, yet again, why the country can’t afford a second Obama administration. Ali Mussa Daqduq has been a Hezbollah operative for almost 30 years. He is the hardcore. When he joined back in 1983, the “Party of God” (hizb Allah) was just getting its start as Iran’s forward militia in Lebanon, announcing...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Senators Send Letter to Holder Opposing Civilian Trial for Hezbollah Suspect

    05/18/2011 9:09:17 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 3 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 18, 2011 | Catherine Herridge
    Five leading Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are pressing Attorney General Eric Holder on whether he intends to use the federal civilian court system to prosecute an alleged Hezbollah operative linked to Iran, according to a letter from the senators to Holder obtained by Fox News. The letter, dated Monday, reads in part: "We are deeply concerned that the administration and the Department of Justice are moving forward with plans to prosecute Ali Mussa Daqduq in federal court for clear violations of the laws of war that occurred in Iraq." Holder, after reluctantly agreeing to send other high-profile...
  • Tehran's Blood-soaked Hands

    07/11/2007 7:43:18 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 584+ views
    Washington Times ^ | July 11, 2007
    Tehran's Blood-soaked Hands July 11, 2007 The Washington Times As American and Iraqi casualties mount, U.S. military commanders have become increasingly willing to criticize Tehran's role in fueling the violence in Iraq — something senators would do well to bear in mind this week while going on about the need to withdraw or "redeploy" American troops there. According to Brig. Gen. Kevin Bergner, Tehran had a direct role in a Jan. 20 attack on the Karbala Provincial Joint Coordination Center in which five American soldiers were killed — four of them murdered after being abducted by Iranian-backed radicals who wore...