Dec. 23, 2014

$5 Million Bounty on Freed Gitmo Detainee

The president has not softened his push to shut down the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay – even if it means releasing known terrorists back onto the streets. And for those who downplay the likelihood of militants rejoining terrorist organizations, this story from Judicial Watch should give you second thoughts: “Years after liberating an Al Qaeda operative from the military prison at Guantanamo, the United States government has put him on a global terrorist list and offered a $5 million reward for information on his whereabouts. The unbelievable story comes as President Obama frees more and more terrorists – including four to Afghanistan over the weekend – long held in the military compound at the U.S. Naval base in southeastern Cuba.” Ibrahim al-Rubaysh was discharged in 2006 and sent to Saudi Arabia to undergo, shall we say, “sensitivity training.” That evidently didn’t work too well. Today, al-Rubaysh serves as a leader for the militant group Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) by orchestrating jihadi attacks against infidels. While it’s true the blame in this case falls on the Bush administration, it should serve as a wake up call to Democrats who continue to insist giving known and suspected terrorists a second chance. More…

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