President Obama ordered five Taliban leaders released from Gitmo for the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held in Afghanistan since 2009.
Author Brad Thor has a reminder of how many of those released from Gitmo are known to have returned to terrorist activities:
Of the 603 former detainees tracked by US intelligence services, a total of 100 have now been confirmed as reengaging in "terrorism"
— Brad Thor (@BradThor) May 31, 2014
Thor was citing a report from the Director of National Intelligence released last September. If those suspected of reengaging after release from Gitmo are included in the equation, the recidivism rate is 29 percent, The Weekly Standard reported.