And why not? Nothing is done at Guantanamo to make them change their views on anything. Guards handle the Qur’an with gloves to avoid offending the Muslims who believe that infidels are too unclean to touch it. The puzzle here is why the percentage is so low. “More Former Guantanamo Bay Detainees Return To Terrorism,” by Jeryl Bier for the Weekly Standard, September 9:
An unclassified version of aÂ September reportÂ from the Director of National Intelligence reveals that another five former Guantanamo Bay detainees have either been confirmed as reengaging in terrorism or are suspected of doing so. Â The report comes justÂ asÂ a judge inÂ AlgeriaÂ has approved parole of two detainees recently transferred to Algerian custody from the Cuba-based detention facility.
Of the 603 former detainees tracked by USÂ intelligenceÂ services, a total of 100 have now been confirmed as reengaging in “terrorism” or “insurgent” activities, while another 74 are suspected of reengaging. Â This brings the total rate of recidivism to nearly 29 percent, up from 28 percent as of theÂ last reportÂ six months ago….