RealNews

Guantanamo Russians return home

Seven Russian citizens who were being held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have returned to Moscow, the Russian foreign ministry says. They are now reported to be in a pre-trial detention centre. The men have been charged with illegally crossing borders, mercenary activity and participating in a criminal group, prosecutors say. The men, who returned on Saturday, were all detained in Afghanistan, but have not been identified. They were handed over after lengthy talks between Washington and Moscow. “The decision to transfer or release a detainee is based on many factors, including whether the detainee is of further intelligence value to the United States and whether he poses a threat to the United States,” the Pentagon said. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.