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Obama Admin Predicts “Substantial Progress” In Freeing Remaining Gitmo Terrorists This Year…

Washington (AFP) – Moves to free detainees from the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay are gathering pace as the administration works to close the notorious jail, a top US official said Thursday.

“There are a significant number of transfers in the pipeline at various stages and I think you’re going to be seeing substantial progress this year,” the senior administration official said, amid a furor over the release of five Taliban prisoners for a captured US soldier in Afghanistan.

H/T ZIP

Obama State Department: Bergdahl Deal A Phony Scandal, Just A “Lot Of Noise In Washington”…

Special Forces Say They Are Baffled, Embarrassed By Video Of Bergdahl Pickup; Here’s Why