Despite the fact that President Trump's tweet yesterday on Guantanamo detainees re-engaging in terrorism was factually inaccurate, the background story of the President’s tweet does appear to be a confirmed case of recidivism.
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Jamal al-Harith, an ISIS fighter who detonated a suicide bomb in Mosul last Sunday, was a British citizen who had been detained in Guantanamo from 2002 through 2004.
The number of former detainees suspected of reengaging in the fight has doubled—from 6 to 12—since the ODNI released its last report in September 2015.
Since the DNI's last report in March 2015, an additional 10 former detainees are suspected of having reengaged in the fight against the United States.