Guantanamo Detainee Tries to Use Obama Statements That War Is Over to Secure Freedom

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled late Wednesday that he would defer to President Trump’s administration to determine whether the United States is still engaged in “active hostilities” against al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their affiliates and has the right to hold prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military facility.

Obama Freed 75 Percent of Gitmo Terrorists

In this photo reviewed by the U.S. military, the sun rises above Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

The Obama administration is responsible for releasing from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp some 75 percent of the inmates being held there, according to statistics published by the Pentagon.