Even after the controversy surrounding the 5 Guantanamo Bay detainees released for Bowe Bergdahl, the Obama administration has decided to release a prisoner because of ‘good behavior’, which included yoga:
President Barack Obama is moving ahead with his push to close the Guantanamo Bay prison despite the uproar over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for a captured American soldier, an administration official said Thursday.
The Periodic Review Board has determined that more former ‘forever prisoners,’ including one who says he has been reformed by practicing yoga and another who was a bodyguard for Bin Laden but now wants to start a ‘milk and honey farm’ are fit for release to their homelands or repatriation.
Ghaleb Nasser al Bihani, 35, told a parole board in April that he had read the biographies of Dr Martin Luther King Jr and the Dalai Lama and aspired to live ‘an ordinary life.’
Intelligence compiled for the board described Bihani, a Yemeni, as a troublemaker in the prison who showed ‘ill intentions to the U.S.’ and was ‘almost certainly’ a trained former member of al-Qaeda whose own brothers were jihadists with the group, reports the Miami Herald.
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