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  1. Paul Lewis:

    We take our obligation to assess the security risk of detainees seriously prior to transfers. As a result, more than 90 percent of detainees transferred during the Obama administration live quietly around the world, each of these five individuals was unanimously approved for transfer more nearly five years ago by six departments and agencies through the 2009 executive order task force.

  2. Bill Roggio:

    If the base falls and the prison is overrun, these detainees can bolster the ranks of these terror groups.

  3. Paul Lewis:

    Unfortunately, there have been Americans that have died because of Gitmo detainees.

  4. James Mitchell:

    Nothing was done to those detainees that aren't done to our servicemen and women, and women, by our own training programs, i think it's a national discussion. The administration and the people of the United States really have to ask themselves if whether in a situation like immediately after 9/11 they think it's a good idea to let them lawyer up.

  5. Leonard Rubenstein:

    Policies barring participation in interrogation and force feeding are necessary to enable health professionals to fulfill ethical obligations adopted by the health professions to avoid inflicting harm, to be loyal to their patients, and to exercise independent professional judgment, adherence to these ethical standards protects the rights of members of the military and detainees in military custody and also makes our military stronger by avoiding a gulf between military and civilian medicine that could impair recruiting of well qualified health professionals.


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