February 26, 2014 | Quote
Five top Gitmo Parolees Who Returned to Terror
About 170, or 30% of released Guantanamo Bay detainees have gone on to engage in terrorist activities, and many have been Killed, died in fighting or were rearrested, says Thomas Joscelyn, an analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
Following are five notorious Gitmo detainees:
Said al Shihri, became deputy leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in early 2009, died in 2013 as a result of injuries from a US drone strike. Shihri was detained in Afghanistan in 2001, released from Guantanamo in 2007 and later worked as an al Qaeda travel facilitator in Iran, according to U.S. intelligence reports. (Killed)