To Saudi Arabia’s “rehabilitation program,” which recently proved how ineffective it is. Now these Yemeni jihadis can go and join forces with their counterparts who have been recently released by the Yemeni and Libyan governments, and go jihading together.
“U.S. may hand over Yemeni detainees at Gitmo to Saudis,” by Adam Levine for CNN, March 13:
WASHINGTON — The United States has discussed sending some Guantanamo Bay detainees of Yemeni citizenship to Saudi Arabia for rehabilitation, according to a diplomatic source with knowledge of the discussions.
The program for Gitmo’s Yemeni detainees is in harmony with U.S. plans to close the detainee camp within a year.[…]
“We have been in discussion with a number of our friends, allies and partners around the world on the detainee issue,” State Department spokesman Gordon Duguid said Friday.
President Obama has said he wants the detainee camp in the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, closed within a year.
In a dramatic break with the Bush administration, the Justice Department on Friday announced it is discarding the “enemy combatant” designation, which allowed the United States to hold suspected terrorists at length without criminal charges…