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Politics rules in Gitmo closings

Military intelligence officials have quietly told Congress they advised against transferring 25 of the 60 Guantanamo Bay terror detainees deemed eligible for relocation by the Obama administration, including five who are considered to be highly dangerous and likely to return to the battlefield. But the Defense Intelligence Agency officials did not raise any formal objections with the administration because they concluded the decision to move prisoners already had been made.br /The president is the Commander in Chief of our military; they do what he says. He is free to ignore their advice–or even to act without asking for their advice. And President Obama is doing exactly that. We’re putting terrorists back on the street. Americans will die because of this decision–and because of the attitude behind the decision.

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