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The Gitmo detainees swapped
for Bergdahl: Who are they?

CNN, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/31/2014 10:05:11 PM

Together with the announcement that U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released after nearly five years of captivity came the news that five detainees at Guantanamo Bay were being transferred to Qatar. A plane carrying the detainees left the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo, Cuba, after the announcement that Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2009, had been exchanged for the five men. Saturday´s transfer was brokered through the Qatari government, a senior Defense official said. According to senior administration officials, Qatar agreed to take custody of the detainees and provide assurances they would not pose

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/31/2014 10:13:49 PM     (No. 9868852)

Strange how that worked out.

How many times can Americans be insulted ?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 5/31/2014 10:20:35 PM     (No. 9868858)

Obama broke the law - again
He cannot be trusted with immigration "reform".
He cannot be trusted.
Why did Beau "wander off"?
This story has not been right from the beginning.
His hippy father raises other issues- great Obama photo op of grateful white parents./s
Releasing Taliban terrorists is just another way for Obama to terrorize Americans- the only consistent theme in his administration.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 5/31/2014 10:26:05 PM     (No. 9868863)

The Taliban only asked for 4, Obie threw the 5th one in, no extra charge.

/sarcasm off.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Subal, 5/31/2014 10:29:54 PM     (No. 9868871)

Each of the five should have received a frontal lobotomy prior to release!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dwa, 5/31/2014 10:30:22 PM     (No. 9868873)

I´m glad the soldier will be released, but I question Obama´s motive. Everything is politics for him. He doesn´t like the country or the military. We now have a major "scandal" with the VA hospitals which supports the view that Obama doesn´t care for the military. And more importantly, he is coming under fire from his lapdog media. So what do we see, an exchange that Obama and democrats can point to and say see, Obama supports the military. And more importantly, it takes the media attention away from the VA scandal for at least a bit. Sunday talk shows will probably be about the release instead of the VA.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rael, 5/31/2014 10:33:56 PM     (No. 9868877)

Well the USA is now officially paying terrorists ransom.

Expect to see A LOT of kidnappings now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 5/31/2014 10:45:23 PM     (No. 9868889)

Just remember, the Øbamboozler studied law like a general studies an enemy!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 6/1/2014 10:15:26 AM     (No. 9869209)

Its nice that Bergdahl is free, but a hostage swap is questionable.

Anyone remember Iran/Contra? The Democrats had a fit over it.

Is this how Obama is going to empty Gitmo?
The last time we negotiated with terrorists, they took more hostages. Maybe the US should take Muslim hostages as bargaining chips. /s

History repeats itself.

How much are Muslims paying the Obama gang and others to get this type of Muslim foreign policy?

America is being played the fool (again) thanks to Obama.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: NotaBene, 6/1/2014 10:59:29 AM     (No. 9869256)

Whose side is this guy on?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 6/1/2014 11:14:57 AM     (No. 9869276)

Perhaps a better question might be, "Who is Bowe Bergdahl?" And what do we know about his family?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mitzi, 6/1/2014 11:24:17 AM     (No. 9869284)

One upside to this, as David Burge (Iowahawk) tweeted a bit ago:

Upside to Gitmo Taliban release: that´s 5 fewer terrorists getting better government healthcare than US veterans.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: wsdiego, 6/1/2014 11:30:46 AM     (No. 9869293)

How many will die for this?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 6/1/2014 4:03:35 PM     (No. 9869480)

he probably commented to the MB before his election on a CLOSED mic..
"i´ll be more flexible..."

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dvc, 6/1/2014 4:15:24 PM     (No. 9869492)

This WILL cost many more American lives. Zero is not an idiot, he actively hates this country and intends to do us harm, and help Islam attack us.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 6/1/2014 6:53:41 PM     (No. 9869595)

Khair Ulla Said Wali Khairkhwa
"Khairkhwa was an early member of the Taliban in 1994 and was interior minister during the Taliban´s rule. He hails from the same tribe as Afghan President Hamid Karzai".

"He is described as one of the "major opium drug lords in western Afghanistan" and a "friend" of Karzai."

Can someone please tell me why the U.S. ever thought Karzai would be helpful if he were in power?



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Reply 16 - Posted by: Grambo, 6/1/2014 6:59:55 PM     (No. 9869597)

Obama knows this will declare open season on kidnapping of Americans abroad. That´s why he couldn´t comply with the law and notify Congress. Congress would never have allowed it.

But this does return valuable high level jihadists to the war, which is just fine with Obama.

There can no longer be any doubt that Obama is playing for the other team.

And there can no longer be any doubt that the Democrat Party, as controlled by the radical Chicago cabal, is playing them too.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: rytwng, 6/1/2014 9:54:26 PM     (No. 9869698)

Let´s exchange Obama for what ever we can get. It won´t be much.

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