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Gitmo Transfers are Not Risk Free

Spain worries about the risks of former Gitmo detainees, while a German official repeats a common meme.

2:45 PM, Jul 8, 2010 • By THOMAS JOSCELYN
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After all, more than 100 former Gitmo detainees are either confirmed or suspected recidivists. Just this past week, for example, one former detainee was arrested in Pakistan on terrorism-related charges. And, interestingly, even de Maiziere concedes that Germany was not sure about one of the detainees the Obama administration asked his nation to take in.

Thomas Joscelyn is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD). 

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