30 Nov '14, 2pm

Pentagon prepares for more detainee releases from Guantanamo Obama IGNORS #MILITARY Sacrifices

Pentagon prepares for more detainee releases from Guantanamo Obama IGNORS #MILITARY Sacrifices

The Pentagon is preparing to transfer more detainees from Guantanamo Bay in coming weeks despite continued Republican opposition, according to defense and congressional officials. The Wall Street Journal reports that, after five detainees were transferred last week, there will be another round in December, but defense officials refused to disclose further information on their numbers or nationalities. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Rep. Howard McKeon, R-Calif, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, complained at a recent hearing of an increase in notifications by the administration to lawmakers on coming transfers from the detainment facility. President Obama promised since before he took office that he would close the controversial detention center, a move that has been opposed by many Republicans. The transfers come shortly after the announcement of the resignation...

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