Friday, August 05, 2005

Gitmo Guests to Git

  • According to the Washington Post, about 70% of our guests at the lovely Guantanamo Bay Resort and Country Club will be relocated back to their countries of origin, specifically Afghanistan, Yemin, and our old friends ::cough:: Saudi Arabia. The official reason behind the move is to have other countries "to share the burden of keeping suspected terrorists behind bars." Right. The fact that this transfer takes the heat off us with regards to allegations of prisoner abuse is just a wee bit too convenient to overlook. That they are being transfered back to countries that consider humane treatment to be something out of science fiction is an added bonus. The only part of this that concerns The Grape is the pure lack of trust I have for the ability of these countries to keep the scoundrals behind bars. I'm more concerned that we're giving these terrorists a free pass. If you want to see the full article, click here

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