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Frank Gaffney — Threat Assessment

Frank J. Gaffney Jr.

Frank J. Gaffney Jr.

Frank J. Gaffney Jr. is president of the Center for Security Policy (, a columnist for The Washington Times and host of Secure Freedom Radio, heard in Washington weeknights at 9 p.m. on 1260 AM.

President Obama has pledged to close the detention facility for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. (Associated Press)

FRANK GAFFNEY: On Gitmo, stick with the House

Approximately one year ago, President Obama released five senior Taliban leaders from detention at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, then held by the Haqqani Network in Afghanistan following his capture under then-unclear circumstances.

Palestinians chant slogans during a protest organized by the Palestinian Youth Organization, calling for an end to political division, reopening of the Rafah crossing border and the reconstruction of destroyed houses that were damaged in last summer's Israel-Hamas war, in Gaza City , in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

FRANK GAFFNEY: Iran reconnects with Hamas

Despite the fact that the Iranian government is the champion for radical Shia Islam and Hamas being the armed Palestinian front for the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood, the two organizations have had a long history of cooperating in order to confound Israeli interests.