THIS is how Obama ends a war??

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    Unbelievable!

    World News - Report: Secret US program releases Afghan insurgents in exchange for peace pledges

    By Reuters

    WASHINGTON -- The United States has been secretly releasing detainees from a military prison in Afghanistan as part of negotiations with insurgent groups, the Washington Post reported in its Monday editions.

    The "strategic release" program has allowed American officials over the past several years to use prisoners as bargaining chips to reduce violence in restive provinces, it said, citing U.S. officials who it said spoke on condition of anonymity.

    Al-Qaida releases video of American hostage

    The freed detainees are often fighters who would not be released under the legal system for military prisoners in Afghanistan. They must promise to give up violence, the report said.


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