The timing is suspicious to say the least, especially given the fact that the White House claims to have apparently already reviewed this decision and is standing by it.
I am convinced the embassy closures were a fake in order to set up a justification for this release. That’s one way to keep your “promise” to close Gitmo.
Weren’t we just told that Yemen, of all the closed embassies, was the place from which the “information”–which remains somewhat vague and difficult to pin down–had originated? Wasn’t Yemen the place from which the main AQ terrorists of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have remained stubbornly non-wiped out or on the run, contrary to the President’s claims?