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Obama reneges on Guantanamo promise

Posted By admin On May 3, 2009 @ 9:53 pm In United States | 5 Comments

Closing down the Guantanamo prison and military tribunals was Obama’s rallying cry during the elections. But now, as the administration’s lawyers have confirmed the impossibility of prosecuting terrorists in American courts on flimsy evidence, Obama has agreed to continue the military tribunals.

To offset the outcry, the administration has asked Germany to grant political asylum to former Guantanamo detainees. No country, America included, wants to admit the terrorists, but Obama lacks the common sense to dump those stateless persons back into Afghanistan or just execute them quietly.

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