26 September: Robin Simcox on BBC Radio 4 discussing the release of Shaker Aamer


On 26 September, Robin Simcox, Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, appeared on BBC Radio 4 to discuss the release of the last remaining British citizen, Shaker Aamer, from Guantanamo Bay.

Mr. Simcox described Aamer as “Being tied to the Al-Qaeda network, being very close to Osama Bin Laden.”

Later, Robin Simcox further noted that Aamer is “A man of significant influence at Guantanamo Bay itself” adding that many committed fighters would often defer to Shaker Aamer while at the detention centre.

Click here to listen to the full broadcast appearance.


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