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On Gitmo’s Tenth Anniversary, Obama Should at Least Thank the Troops

Exactly four months after a ruthless gang of Islamic extremists crashed hijacked airliners into the Twin Towers, Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, several dozen of their brothers-in-arms captured in Afghanistan and Pakistan arrived at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay.

Though essentially left off the national radar, January 11th marks the 10th anniversary of holding and interrogating Al Qaeda and Taliban-linked militants in remote southeastern Cuba, including some of the world’s most notorious terrorists like 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. As a nation, we should be grateful to the troops who have served at Gitmo for protecting America.

One of the reasons this anniversary is so quiet is because one of the former critics-in-chief, is now the Commander-in-Chief – and President Barack Obama simply wishes the place would go away.

While his administration has characterized Gitmo as one of the darkest chapters in U.S. history, Amnesty International went even further, dubbing it the “Gulag of our times.”

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Are Iran’s Terrorists Finding a Safe Haven in Latin America?

For some, the news that Iranian linked operatives came close to perpetrating another terrorist attack in this hemisphere came as a shock. For even more, the mention of Argentina as a secondary target and Mexican drug cartels as an intended conduit was not only shocking but also rather confusing.

Is Iran active south of the U.S. border? Are our southern neighbors at risk?

The answer to both these questions is a resounding, ”Yes!” Prior to the September 11 terror attacks in 2001, the largest terrorist attack on this side of the globe was carried out in Buenos Aires, Argentina when Iran’s proxy Hezbollah bombed the Israeli embassy and Jewish community center in 1992 and 1994…. (more…)