Thursday, January 15, 2015

One item ticked off ?

I guess this takes care of one of the items on the list of demands to be met,  that the jihadis holding the Jordanian pilot have made known to the powers-that-be. Oman is the ideal country to act as a go-between as it is, so far anyway, not involved in the madness steaming forth from the jihadis and the Western powers.

Our new normal.   Expect more and learn to live with it.  It's an acquired taste that the short-sighted, delusional and brainwashed take to, like fish take to water.

From MiamiHerald:
Guantánamo sends 5 Yemeni detainees to Oman, Estonia  

The United States released five more Yemeni detainees from the prison camps in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday to far-flung locations — four to the Arabian Sea nation of Oman, and a fifth to Estonia in Northern Europe — in continuing transfers that have stirred protest from Congress.

A day earlier leading Republicans, notified in advance of the transfers, called a Capitol Hill news conference to seek more restrictions on the release of detainees at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, which as of Wednesday numbered 122 prisoners.

“The decision to transfer a detainee is made only after detailed, specific conversations with the receiving country about the potential threat a detainee may pose after transfer,” said Paul Lewis, the Pentagon’s special envoy for Guantánamo prison closure, in announcing the latest release.....

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