Terrorist Freed After Obama Admin Denies Gitmo Entrance
Judicial Watch reports that Hezbollah commander Ali Mussa Daqduq, who tortured
and killed 5 U.S. soldiers in Iraq and was detained by U.S. forces in
early 2007, will be freed by an Iraqi court–the inevitable, and predictable, result of an Obama administration decision to hand him over to Iraqi authorities rather than bring him to Guantanamo Bay.
Judicial Watch summarizes the pathetic abdication of justice by the Obama administration:
We all knew this would happen back in December when the
commander-in-chief handed over the Lebanese militant, Ali Mussa Daqduq,
to Iraqi officials. A mainstream newspaper presented it as a “dilemma”
for the president as American troops prepared to exit Iraq. Daqduq had
been in U.S. military custody in Iraq since 2007 for his involvement in a
carefully orchestrated plot that killed, kidnapped and tortured
American military officers.
The atrocities took place in a city called Karbala, south of Baghdad
in early 2007. Around a dozen terrorists dressed in U.S. military
uniforms opened fire on Americans after approaching a camp in five
sports utility vehicles resembling U.S. transports. One U.S. soldier
died at the scene and four others were kidna
But President Obama didn’t want to remove the terrorist from Iraq
without permission from the country, in order not to violate its
sovereignty. He also refused to take Daqduq to the U.S. Naval base in
Guantanamo Cuba, which houses other high-value terrorists, because the
facility is an anathema in the Middle East and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri
Kamal al-Maliki would not approve the “unacceptable” Guantanamo option.
So Obama handed Daqduq over to the Iraqis even though several members
of congress pointed out that it would be the same as freeing him.
Apparently, Iraq pinky promised to hold him accountable for murdering
our soldiers. No one, probably not even Obama, really believed that and
this week a national newswire story confirmed it.
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