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Old 27th Sep 2015, 16:01
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Hopefully he'll just 'disappear' one day.
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Old 27th Sep 2015, 17:06
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Devx. Having helped the Americans with their enquiries, at the hand of one of his own kind.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 06:16
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Guantanamo was from the first a complete mistake.
What good has it done?
How many of it's ex-residents have gone back to the battlefield when released?
How much have the left wing media slathered over the "injustice"?

None of the above would have happened if the simple act of killing them on the battlefield instead of taking prisoners was followed. The world would be a safer place now if all the @rseholes who were locked up in Guantanamo had been simply executed.

"The Western civilizations" its our compassion which will be our undoing.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 08:15
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He should be put back in the same situation on his release as he was when he was arrested. He should have any belongings returned and any "authorities" should be notified where and when this is being done. Give him his bus fare and a packed lunch. Some compensation obviously, and a nice apology.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 09:22
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He should be put back in the same situation on his release as he was when he was arrested. He should have any belongings returned and any "authorities" should be notified where and when this is being done. Give him his bus fare and a packed lunch. Some compensation obviously, and a nice apology.

Ho ho ho

In The good old UK he will be flown home in a private jet loaded with his favourite goodies courtesy tax payer.

He will be allocated a 2 million + 'council property' kitted out with the latest technology so he can keep in touch with his mates in Syria/Iraq etc.

The ambulance chasing lawyers will be, as we speak, putting in the multi million pound claim for 'compo'.

His family will be awarded every benefit imaginable the Guardian will be offering him a weekly column the BBC will be making a documentary on his shameful treatment by the British Government and their US masters.

He will start visiting Mosques and Universities promoting Islamic fundamentalism and calling for Jihad he will be protected by the police who will arrest anyone daring to protest against him.

Jeremy Corbyn will invite him to be a 'Special advisor' to him on American terrorism against persecuted Muslims doing charity work in Syria.

We have been here before and in one case the Gitmo detainee when returned to UK encouraged his children to fight in Syria, funded by the millions he received from government, and two were killed.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 09:40
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Might he not go back to the middle east then?
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 12:52
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As has been said before, "My cat was born in a stable. That doesn't make it a horse!"
The Duke of Wellington used to be accused by his fellow young officers of being Irish - because he was born in Ireland.

His response was similar, but higher powered:

The Good Lord was born in a stable, but that doesn't make Him a horse.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 15:48
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His citizenship was granted after his detention.
But before his release?

I admit to being confused. If the Obama administration cleared him for release in 2009, why did it take so long for him to be let go?

I read today that Guantamo resident Shakaar Aamanar is being released and,
lucky old us, we are getting him in UK.
This was a post from today.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 16:00
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If the Obama administration cleared him for release in 2009, why did it take so long for him to be let go?
Every POTUS soon learns about the viscosity of the oligarchy and the military-industrial complex.

The CIA is not an "intelligence" agency. Its principal purpose is to impose and control tame puppet governments.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 16:10
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Originally Posted by Cazalet33 View Post
Every POTUS soon learns about the viscosity of the oligarchy and the military-industrial complex.

The CIA is not an "intelligence" agency. Its principal purpose is to impose and control tame puppet governments.
That not only doesn't answer the question, it's a stupid response to my legitimate question.

For example, there were some Uighars who were scooped up who were cleared for return to home early. Problem is, their home government didn't want them. Some other prisoners were in a similar situation: nobody would accept them. If this guy is from the UK, why did it take six years for the UK government, with whom our government has an excellent working relationship, to take him back?

Beyond that: when you are done with your conspiracy theories, please rejoin the discussion. Until then, please refrain from silly posts like your response to me. "The Obama Administration" encompasses a whole host of non-elected people in various parts of the government. It isn't just "the President."
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 16:25
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If this guy is from the UK, why did it take six years for the UK government, with whom our government has an excellent working relationship, to take him back?
The UK "government" couldn't "take" him back home. That would have needed a full scale military assault upon an imperial possession of a friendly power. Not possible, old chap.

He wasn't free to go. That was the problem.

The other problem was that the UK government had been complicit in US torture and other abuses of captives. Embarrassing, old chap.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 16:56
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The other problem was that the UK government had been complicit in US torture and other abuses of captives.
But Bush said publicly that 'America does not use torture'.

So he can't have been tortured. Alternatively, Bush is a downright liar....

Now, which is more likely?
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 16:58
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The fact that he's British is, or should be, irrelevant.

He was abducted by a ruthless occupying power and was physically and mentally tortured.

Brits shouldn't have a nationality-based immunity from that sort of abuse by The Empire. All humans should.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 17:04
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He's NOT British.
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Old 28th Sep 2015, 17:27
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WS, that clearly swung wide over your head. Did you hear the swishing noise?
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Old 30th Oct 2015, 10:10
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Well he's on his way 'Home' on the executive jet. The media are wetting themselves with excitement. The lawyers are sharpening up their quill pens and adding up the noughts on the end of the compo claim.

If Corbyn wins in 2020 he'll be on his way to The House of Lords. The family's million pound free council house will be given a make over and he'll be doing the rounds of the chat shows, Universities and Mosques.

He should be heading for Saudi not UK
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Old 30th Oct 2015, 11:01
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Whatever happened to Shot whilst trying to escape?
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Old 30th Oct 2015, 11:22
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I find it interesting that he remained "a person of interest" for so long.
Presumably, he was something a bit more than an 'innocent bystander'.

I think we're entitled to a couple of believable answers on this one.
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Old 30th Oct 2015, 11:26
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Originally Posted by West Coast View Post
And even fewer are fine whiskey drinkers....
Because there is no fine whiskey. Whisky on the other hand does claim many fine vintages.
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Old 30th Oct 2015, 12:30
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Originally Posted by BDiONU
Originally Posted by West Coast
And even fewer are fine whiskey drinkers....
Because there is no fine whiskey. Whisky on the other hand does claim many fine vintages.
In the spirit of the the thread, I read that as "Whisky on the other hand does claim many fine virgins" until I took a double-take.

I do, however, back my orriginal assumption!!
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