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>Does Anyone Have Second Thoughts About Closing Gitmo?

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Even writers for the liberal left-wing standard bearer, NY Times, are having second thoughts about the new president’s executive order to close down Guantanamo Base and trying to rehabilitate these known American hater terrorists. Read the snippet of the story here, then click onto the entire Robert Worth Times account.

Freed by the U.S., Saudi Becomes a Qaeda Chief

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Published: January 22, 2009

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The emergence of a former Guantánamo Bay detainee as the deputy leader of Al Qaeda’s Yemeni branch has underscored the potential complications in carrying out the executive order President Obama signed Thursday that the detention center be shut down within a year.

The militant, Said Ali al-Shihri, is suspected of involvement in a deadly bombing of the United States Embassy in Yemen’s capital, Sana, in September. He was released to Saudi Arabia in 2007 and passed through a Saudi rehabilitation program for former jihadists before resurfacing with Al Qaeda in Yemen. Read entire article

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