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These unfortunate Uighurs have a right to arrange their release to any nation willing to accept them. OK. By what standard of logic does that mean that any nation must be required to accept them? The US has the same relative position as every other nation.

There is no longer any legitimate constitutional issue as long as the US exerts a good-faith effort to find a willing nation to take them. That is a decision that properly resides in the Obama administration, not in the court system.

Personally, I'd let them free in the US, depending on such questions as their pat willingness to learn English and depending on what skills they might have to be self-supporting.

John D. Froelich

Upper Darby , PA

Feb 27 2009 - 3:45am

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