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4 prisoners Obama exchanged for Bowe Berghdahl now in senior Taliban posts
Fox News ^ | September 7,22021 | By Kyle Morris

Posted on 09/07/2021 3:57:37 PM PDT by Hojczyk

Four out of five Guantanamo detainees whom former President Barack Obama released in exchange for former U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2014 now hold senior positions in the interim government created by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

According to the Afghan television network TOLOnews, the Taliban-formed government gave leadership positions to Khairullah Khairkhwa, Norullah Noori, Abdul Haq Wasiq, and Mohammad Fazl; all of whom were released in a 2014 deal between the Obama administration and the Taliban to free Bergdahl, whom the Taliban had held as a prisoner since 2009.

On Tuesday, the Taliban announced that Khairkhwa would serve as acting minister for information and culture, Noori would serve as acting minister of borders and tribal affairs, Wasiq would serve as acting director of intelligence, and Fazl would serve as deputy defense minister.

Wasiq will reprise his role as the Taliban's intelligence director, previously serving in the role prior to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America. U.S. intelligence agencies determined that Wasiq had close tied to al Qaeda while he was serving in that position at the time.

Thomas Joscelyn, a senior fellow for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), noted that Fazl will also return to his role as deputy defense minister. "U.S. officials found that Fazl worked with senior al Qaeda personnel, including Abdel Hadi al Iraqi, one of Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenants," Joscelyn wrote in a tweet. "Al Iraqi is still held at Guantanamo."

Late last month, following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, the Taliban announced that Mohammad Nabi Omari, another former Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (GTMO) detainee with close ties to al Qaeda, would govern Khost Province.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: guantanamo; isis; obama; taliban
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1 posted on 09/07/2021 3:57:37 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

the Obama-Mikey-Xiden-Rice Treasonous-Rapeathon is coming,
along with Taliban appointed to Judicial positions
by McConnell and Graham.


2 posted on 09/07/2021 3:59:30 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Tuitio Fidei et Obsequium Pauperum)
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To: Hojczyk

Great trade.

I met one of the SEALs that got shot multiple times looing for his punk deserting ass...

I just looked him up, dead as of last year.


3 posted on 09/07/2021 3:59:31 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Hojczyk

He knows how to pick em.


4 posted on 09/07/2021 3:59:47 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Diogenesis

The #JihadJunta is full machete ahead, pun intended.


5 posted on 09/07/2021 4:00:24 PM PDT by Shady (The #JihadJunta is in full control in DC..The Prince is toast..And who killed Ashli Babbitt? )
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To: Hojczyk

Of course they are. To the Taliban they are war heroes. No different than, say, JFK or Bob Dole or John McCain in that sense. And many others. And more to be elected.


6 posted on 09/07/2021 4:00:57 PM PDT by monkeyshine (live and let live is dead)
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To: Hojczyk

As impossible as it seems, this country is becoming a bigger joke all the time.


7 posted on 09/07/2021 4:01:36 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Will whoever keeps asking if this country can get any more insane please stop?)
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To: Hojczyk

“The Apprentice” -— O’Bungles Edition


8 posted on 09/07/2021 4:01:42 PM PDT by Oscar in Batangas (An Honors Graduate from the Don Rickles School of Personal Verbal Intercourse)
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To: Hojczyk

Of course they are


9 posted on 09/07/2021 4:02:44 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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I’m led to understand there are bounties on a few?

Like, $10M?

Ripe tomatoes for an enterprising soldier of fortune.


10 posted on 09/07/2021 4:03:50 PM PDT by HKMk23 (LORD, HASTE THE DAY...!)
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To: EEGator

Obama at Marthas Vineyard is probably listening to the world most beautiful sound (the Muslim call to prayer) on his beats headphones.


11 posted on 09/07/2021 4:04:46 PM PDT by BipolarBob ("We the people" needs to be re-read, not reinterpreted.)
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To: EEGator

Not dead, wrong same name...


12 posted on 09/07/2021 4:04:51 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Hojczyk

Taliban sympathizer?

13 posted on 09/07/2021 4:05:52 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: BipolarBob

I wish he would go swimming in the ocean there...


14 posted on 09/07/2021 4:05:58 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Hojczyk
The 5 Taliban released by Obama to Qatar were the al Qaeda terror cell masterminds who trianed and set the international Jihadi networks of al Qaeda sleeper cells set up by Jihadi returning from Taliban training camps.

Taliban literally means “the School” and al Qaeda means “the base” of Jihadi trained by “the school”

We now know that ISIS Jihadi network was run out of Qatar and these 5 Taliban were instrumental in mobilizing the Taliban's world wide network after they were released from Gitmo

15 posted on 09/07/2021 4:10:27 PM PDT by rdcbn1
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Treasonous, cowardly Bergdahl and the 5 murderous, blood-soaked, troglodytes-from-hell muslim(SPIT!) five Guantanamo detainees, should have all be headshot. No exchange or release. KILL THEM!

SPJNK.


16 posted on 09/07/2021 4:14:00 PM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit..)
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To: Hojczyk

The Obama Administration is the gift that keeps on giving... to the destruction of the United States.


17 posted on 09/07/2021 4:14:32 PM PDT by Rummyfan (In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel.d)
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To: Hojczyk

And when the upcoming attacks occur on New York City I shall not shed a tear.
I could care less.
No more red blood for blue cities


18 posted on 09/07/2021 4:16:35 PM PDT by NoLibZone (In 2 yrs only living will be conservative Christians Liberal vaxed sheep will be dead.Trust G's plan)
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To: McGruff

If Obungle was a tenth the man he thinks he is, I’d have made him shave himself bald right down to his bung hairs before I stood beside him in public.


19 posted on 09/07/2021 4:16:50 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Ignore their cute eyes and soft purring - our cats want to KILL us and EAT us.)
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To: Hojczyk

As planned.


20 posted on 09/07/2021 4:16:57 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Eccl10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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