December 1st, 2010
10:38 AM ET

Kuwait minister's fix for 4 Gitmo detainees: Send them to Afghanistan

As the United States negotiated with countries around the world to find new homes for the remaining detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Kuwait's minister of interior had a solution for the four Kuwaiti citizens left in the prison.

"You picked them up in Afghanistan; you should drop them off in Afghanistan," Shaikh Jaber Al-Khalid Al-Sabah is quoted as saying, "in the middle of the war zone," where the detainees could be killed in combat.

The 2009 cable titled "The Interior Minister's remedy for terrorists: Let them die," is among the diplomatic documents posted online by WikiLeaks.

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  1. ronvan

    Actually this is one of the best ideas I have heard in a long time. Drop them in the middle of a fire fight and see if they make it!

    December 5, 2010 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Dan in Lafayette, IN

    Such is to be expected from a person like Shaikh Jaber Al Khalid Al sabah with his criminal mentality. It makes me sick to know that we're in league with these creeps!!!

    December 1, 2010 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jesse Cook

      What's wrong with you,Dan? Don't you know that these "creeps" are on our side? After all,we're not paying them for nothing!!!

      December 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
      • Bledsoe


        December 1, 2010 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
      • Jesse Cook


        December 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |

      I feel the same way you do,Dan. Unfortunately the right-wing thugs in Washington don't see it our way.

      December 1, 2010 at 5:29 pm | Report abuse |