“If this goes under, anyone to the left of NPR will have nowhere to go.”
In 2008, the Pentagon estimated that 11 percent of all released Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) detainees had rejoined militant groups. Last April, the figure had risen to 14 percent. A just released Pentagon report cites a really sobering statistic: 20 percent of all released Gitmo terrorists have returned to their former militant existence.
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Liu Xiaobo lives under the repressive communist Chinese system. Liu Xiaobo is going to jail. His crime? He’s a blogger who dared to call for basic freedoms in China. For that act, Liu has earned himself an 11-year sentence, and unfortunately for Liu, in the Chinese penal system that means hard labor.
Let’s have another communist [...]
Holding true to his campaign promise to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), Cuba, President Barack Obama has again made the world a little less safe, by releasing twelve more jihadists from that facility over the weekend.
Four Afghans, two Somalis, and six Yemenis were sent back home, presumably to live happily ever after. [...]
Sometimes reality has a way of getting in the way of your campaign promises.
Despite his earlier rhetoric about ending the conflicts initiated by George W. Bush, and just a couple of weeks after collecting his Nobel Peace Prize, President Barack Obama gave the order for a military strike which was carried out against al-Qaeda terrorists [...]
Yesterday, at the “Climate Summit” in Copenhagen, Denmark (an event that has degenerated into a world-wide Marx-fest), Amy Goodman, the sycophantic Marxist host of Democracy Now!, had the extreme pleasure (for her) to interview Evo Morales, the Marxist President of Bolivia, a country which is, despite being rich in natural resources, one of the poorest [...]
In one of his dumbest acts as President, Barack Obama will be taking some of the most hardened terror suspects being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transferring them to the currently abandoned Thomson Correctional Center in western Illinois.
As Amy Goodman describes it on Democracy Now!:
The Obama administration has confirmed plans for the eventual transfer of [...]
According to Amy Goodman at Democracy Now!, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been complicit in the killings of innocent civilians in that country.
Citing a new report from Human Rights Watch, the UN’s Congo mission, known by its French acronym MONUC, “has abetted the killings of at least 1,400 [...]