In the wake of the coordinated, multi-targeted attack by Islamic State terrorists in Paris, France, the Pentagon announced Sunday that it has released five more detainees from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
Washington Post reporter Adam Goldman tweeted:
Pentagon transfers five Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay to UAE https://t.co/uIcUap330S
— Adam Goldman (@adamgoldmanwp) November 16, 2015
To say people were shocked would be an understatement, especially with events in Europe boiling overt.
— Ted Kozikowski (@TedKozikowski) November 16, 2015
Author, conservative columnist and frequent Fox News contributor observed:
— dananaby (@dananaby) November 16, 2015
@MonicaCrowley It’s almost as if the president didn’t have America’s best interest at heart…… — Mikexxxx (@Mikexxxx1) November 16, 2015
— Nancy Chapman (@ChapmanNancy) November 16, 2015
@MonicaCrowley it’s an insult to both France and America, and Obama did it deliberately. Almost as if he’s replacing the dead terrorists
— Dillon (@000Dillon000) November 16, 2015
— LordBarkerDorkington (@segmadogmata) November 16, 2015
One of President Barack Obama’s first promises was to close the facility at Guantanamo Bay. The latest National Defense Authorization Act, approved by a veto-proof majority in both chambers of Congress, included a provision that the prison there will not be closed.
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