By Jim Emerson, staff writer
Last June Vice Adm. William McRaven testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee that, “that contingency plans for detaining terrorism suspects are developed on an ad hoc basis and approved by the White House, but that there are no set rules.” He want further to tell the Senators “in many cases” suspects captured in secret are taken to a U.S. Navy ship until they can be tried in a U.S. court or transferred to the custody of an allied country, but if neither option is feasible, he said, the terrorist is let go. “If we can’t do either one of those, then we will release that individual.”
Far too often the terrorist have been freed.
Last December the Director of National Intelligence reported approximately 37% of the prisoners released by President Obama’s executive order are known to have returned to the battlefield or to other … Continue Reading:Catch and Release: a disastrous policy bringing awful results