This may sound like old news but there are new details on Barack Obama’s decision to release prisoners in exchange for the nuclear deal so here we go:
You may remember that as part of the Iranian nuclear deal the President released several Iranian-Americans who were being held in prison. He claimed at that time these people “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses.” Here is more:
When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a modest trade-off for the greater good of the Iran nuclear agreement and Tehran’s pledge to free five Americans.
“Iran had a significantly higher number of individuals, of course, at the beginning of this negotiation that they would have liked to have seen released,” one senior Obama administration official…
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