Obama Quietly Releases Gitmo Report Amid News of Conn. Shooting Rampage



Neil Munro
Daily Caller
December 17, 2012

The White House released a required report on its anti-jihad operations Friday, showing the administration is holding 166 suspected terrorists in the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba detention camp, despite President Barack Obama’s 2008 promise to close the facility permanently.

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“Combat-equipped forces … conduct secure detention operations for the approximately 166 detainees at Guantanamo Bay under Public Law 107-40 and consistent with principles of the law of war,” said the report.

The release came Friday afternoon and was buried under a wave of news about the brutal murder spree in a Connecticut school.

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