January 9, 2014 3:01 PM

First Guantánamo parole board clears ‘forever prisoner’ for eventual transfer

The panel decision, announced by the Pentagon on Thursday, does not mean Mahmud Mujahid will be sent to his native Yemen anytime soon. Rather he becomes the 77th on a list of Guantánamo’s 155 captives who is eligible to leave if the U.S. can negotiate diplomatic and security arrangements.

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