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Nnamdi man held by the US at Guantanamo bay for thirteen years was released Friday loan in the United Kingdom shocker armor was captured in Afghanistan shortly after the nine eleven attacks entrenchment to gitmo in two thousand two British investigative reporter David rode in unraveling the complex web of detainees at Guantanamo nominees accident cleared for release by the US government two thousand seven , any extraordinary element of this case is that the British government has been acting for him politicians rockstars obviously don't think has refused to release him , throughout this case shows the bitter dispute between the Pentagon which really doesn't wanna release many prisoners and the White House which is trying to close the Guantanamo bay prison again though a joint panel that included the CIA and other intelligence agencies and the Pentagon cleared armed shocker armor for release in two thousand seven , officials at the Pentagon worry that I'm still held at Guantanamo could pose a threat it released but so far that's rarely been the case , and the overall at recidivism rate for the percentage of relief in , on that result people return fight is very low it was about fifteen or sixteen percent under the bush administration under the Obama administration about seven percent , but that clearly didn't happen in this case , he are cleared for release about half of those fifty have countries that will take them , but the secretary of defense proper sign a waiver let them go and members of Congress are opposed to letting go and the same time Congress has blocked the administration's effort to move president United States most Guantanamo detainees have been held without trial for over a decade in Washington has drawn international condemnation for harsh treatment of foreign terrorism suspects