What Will U.S. Do With Umm Sayyaf?

Daily Beast has an update on U.S. captive Umm Sayyaf, widow of the Abu Sayyaf, killed in the U.S. raid. Apparently, she may be held for months without charges. The U.S. still hasn't decided what to do with her.

What happens if the U.S. captures numerous ISIS fighters in Iraq or elsewhere? Will a new detention center have to be built? Is their long-term detention authorized under the old AUMF? There are a lot of unknowns.

I'd still like to know the real name of Abu Sayyaf and his role in ISIS. The various pseudonyms and descriptions so far are unconvincing. Can't we at least have a photo?

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    "a new detention center..." (5.00 / 2) (#1)
    by Mr Natural on Fri Jun 12, 2015 at 06:29:15 PM EST
    "held for months without charges..."

    Where's Don Draper?  It's time to ReBrand Gitmo.

    Suggestions, anyone?

    The Cuban Center for the Study of American Exceptionalism

    It is a good question (none / 0) (#3)
    by jimakaPPJ on Sat Jun 13, 2015 at 11:32:53 AM EST
    What should we do with ISIS members we capture?

    Since GITMO is so bad, I say we turn them over to Iraq's Shia forces.


    That will win hearts and minds (none / 0) (#4)
    by Mordiggian 88 on Sat Jun 13, 2015 at 01:11:23 PM EST
    for ISIS, like throwing gas on a fire.

    Send her to Saudi Arabia, where the Sunnis there know how to treat women right.


    You gotta figure Abu will have black hair and a (none / 0) (#2)
    by oculus on Fri Jun 12, 2015 at 10:44:50 PM EST
    full black beard and sideburns.