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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Obama’s Decision to Close Gitmo Called ‘Dangerous and Irresponsible’

Heads up those of you that live in  Rep. John Murtha's (D-PA) district. You may have some new neighbors!!!

The Associated Press recently reported that detainees who have been released from Guantanamo Bay are “increasingly returning to the fight against the United States and its allies.” The report says 61 terrorist detainees released have rejoined the fight.

By Susan Jones, Senior Editor

( - President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to issue an executive order that would close the Guantanamo Bay detention center with one year.

He campaigned on the promise to do so, something that cheered those who say the prison at the U.S. Naval base violates the human rights of America's terrorist enemies.

The Obama administration already has suspended trials for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo for 120 days pending a review of the military tribunals.

According to the Associated Press, a draft of the executive order to close Gitmo reads as follows:

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