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U.S. officials send Kuwaiti man home from Guantanamo Bay prison
U.S. officials send Kuwaiti man home from Guantanamo Bay prison

A long-held Al Qaeda suspect at Guantanamo Bay was sent home to Kuwait early Wednesday after U.S. officials concluded he does not pose a threat to the United States. Fawzi Odah, 37, was never charged or put on trial during his 13 years in the U.S. military prison set up in Cuba for terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. His departure leaves 148 detainees in a facility that President Obama has repeatedly vowed to close. Of those, 79 have been recommended for transfer. Odah is the first detainee transferred from Guantanamo Bay since May, when the administration released five high-level Afghan Taliban detainees in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier...

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