At Gitmo, detainees get La-Z-Boys, pastries

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Author(s) Mark Steyn
Source Chicago Sun-Times
Date October 1, 2006
Quotes-start.png "If you regard them as traditional wartime detainees -- rather than OJs in turbans -- the only "extraordinary" aspect of this is the kid gloves with which not just their Qurans but the jihadists themselves are handled. This is the only war in American history in which enemy detainees have been freed before the end of hostilities. Of those released, at least 22 are known to have returned to the battlefield in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Compromise bill should be passed on the topic Military Commissions Act of 2006.