Among the 700,000 pages of documents Manning turned over to Wikileaks were the names of hundreds of Afghans working secretly with the United States. How many are still alive to celebrate Bradley's release?
As Stephen Greene notes, "Obama has again chosen the petty and mean course of action just because that’s who he is."
Notably, the agreement did not include a return of U.S. fugitives that Cuba has harbored, including New Jersey cop killers, Black Panther hijackers and Puerto Rican terrorists. Cuba’s continued protection of those fugitives has been a major source of congressional opposition to President Obama’s Cuban policy.