How the U.S. Creates Jihadists: the World According to Amy Goodman


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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US suspect in Pakistan defends ‘jihad’ plans – AP


SARGODHA, Pakistan – One of five Americans detained in Pakistan said their aim was to go to Afghanistan to wage jihad against Western forces, defending their intention as justified under Islam. But he denied any links to al-Qaida or plans to carry out terrorist attacks in Pakistan, as alleged by Pakistani authorities. Monday was the […]