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Freed Gitmo Inmates Rejoin Terror Groups


Two more militants released from Guantanamo Bay have rejoined militant groups since they were freed, U.S. officials confirmed. Nine released detainees from the facility, which was opened in 2002, have returned to fighting since 2009. Many inmates at the Cuba prison were held without charges and were never tried. Numbers released by the federal government show that President George W. Bush released more detainees than Obama has during his tenure, despite Obama’s stated desire to eventually close the facility. According to a report, 113 of the 532 detainees released by President Bush returned to fighting. Obama has released 161 prisoners during his time in office. Only 5.6 percent of them have returned to fighting.