The Department of Defense has notified Congress of its intention to return two Guantanamo Bay detainees to their homeland of Algeria, the White House said Friday.
“Today the Department of Defense certified to Congress its intent to repatriate an additional two detainees to Algeria,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said in a statement. “We are taking this step in consultation with the Congress, and in a responsible manner that protects our national security.”
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Two down! Many more to go!