Bergdahl to Face Desertion Charge in General Court-MartialSgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released by the Taliban in exchange for five former leaders of the militant group held in Guantanamo Bay, will face charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy in a general court-martial, the soldier's attorney said Monday.
Guantanamo Inmates Swapped For Bergdahl Could Move FreelyA one year travel ban is set to expire for five senior Taliban leaders released from Guantanamo in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Bergdahl Charges Add Fuel To Fresh Criticism Of Prisoner SwapThe tough military charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have revived the questions and controversy surrounding President Barack Obama's decision to swap five Taliban detainees to secure his release, as well as the wisdom of the White House fanfare that followed.
House Panel Condemns Obama For Bergdahl Swap With TalibanA bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
Army: Bergdahl Moved To Outpatient CareThe U.S. Army says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released from inpatient care at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas.
Few Indications Taliban Will Head Into Peace Talks With Afghan Government Following Bergdahl SwapDespite securing the release of five top detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, there are few indications that the Taliban will head into peace talks with the Afghan government any time soon.
Bergdahl Given 'Uncharacterized Discharge' From Coast Guard Prior To Army ServicePrior to his Army service, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was “administratively discharged” from the Coast Guard after only 26 days in 2006.
Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Have Notified Congress Of Bergdahl SwapA CBS News Poll shows that 45 percent of Americans disapprove of Bergdahl’s exchange for 5 Taliban militants being held in Guantanamo Bay. But the poll also shows that while 37 percent approve of the deal, one-in-five Americans have no opinion on the matter.
71 Gitmo Detainees Awaiting Transfer After Security ReviewSome of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.
Chambliss: Will Be 'Difficult To Validate' Bergdahl's Claims He Was Tortured By TalibanA top Republican lawmaker says it will be “difficult to validate” Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s claims that he was tortured by the Taliban during his five years in captivity.
US Official: Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured, Held In Cage By Taliban CaptorsSgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at a U.S. military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.
Pastor: Bergdahl's Parents 'Have Been Really Hurt' By BacklashThe former pastor of the parents of a soldier released from Taliban captivity after almost five years said Friday they have been hurt by allegations that he was a traitor and by the outpouring of anger toward their family.