70% of Gitmo Detainees to Be Repatriated

Remember when the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were

[A]mong the most dangerous, best-trained vicious killers on the face of the earth. They are not POW’s.

That might have been an oversight:

[A]lmost 70% of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay to their countries of origin.

But don’t get all excited:

Senior U.S. officials said yesterday’s agreement is the first major step toward whittling down the Guantanamo population to a core group of people the United States expects to hold indefinitely.

And what is more American than indefinite detentions without trial or charges? I know: extraordinary rendition – what we call kidnapping when it happens to Americans.






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