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In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

US Government Kept Tabs On Bergdahl’s Whereabouts With Drones, Spies

The U.S. government kept tabs on Bergdahl’s whereabouts with spies, drones and satellites, even as it pursued off-and-on negotiations to get him back over the five years of captivity that ended on Saturday.

06/03/2014

A sign announcing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits outside the Power House restaurant on Main Street on June 1, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Militant Commander: Bergdahl Invited Captors To Celebrate Christmas, Easter With Him

A U.S. military hospital in Germany says Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is in “stable condition and receiving treatment for conditions requiring hospitalization” after arriving from Afghanistan and five years of captivity.

06/02/2014

A top White House official has pledged that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programs as cover for spying operations. The agency used the ruse in targeting Osama bin Laden before the U.S. raid that killed him in 2011.  (Photo credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/GettyImages)

CIA Vows To No Longer Use Vaccination Programs To Cover Spy Operations

A top White House official has pledged that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programs as cover for spying operations. The agency used the ruse in targeting Osama bin Laden before the U.S. raid that killed him in 2011.

05/20/2014

Musharraf returned to Pakistan in 2013 after 4 years in exile to participate in national elections. (Getty Images)

Pakistan: Musharraf Advised To Move To U.S. Hospital

Former Pakistani leader facing trial for high treason.

01/16/2014

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain "dangerous weak links" in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Dangerous Weak Links’ In Security Of World’s Nuclear Materials

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain “dangerous weak links” in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.

01/08/2014

An elderly Pakistani man rides his bicycle past the house of a kidnapped US aid expert in Lahore on December 2, 2011. Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri claims that the terror group is holding hostage a US development worker kidnapped in Pakistan four months ago, according to an online statement seen by monitors. Warren Weinstein, 70, country director for US-based consultancy J.E. Austin Associates, was snatched after gunmen tricked their way into his home on August 13, days before he was due to return to the United States. (Photo credit: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Weinstein Family Implores Captors to Free Him

Family members of an American development expert kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago say a recently released video and letter haven’t convinced them he’s alive.

01/02/2014

President Barack Obama (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland Man Abducted in Pakistan Calls for U.S. Help

A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday to negotiate his release.

12/26/2013

File photo of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.  (credit: Jacquelyn Martin - Pool/Getty Images)

Hagel Offers Troops Glimmer Of Hope On Military Budget

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel is offering troops a rare glimmer of hope about the department’s financial woes.

12/08/2013

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” notes President Obama commenting on drone strikes, reportedly telling his aides that he’s “really good at killing people.”  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Book Alleges Obama Told Aides About Drone Strikes: I’m ‘Really Good At Killing People’

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” notes President Obama commenting on drone strikes, reportedly telling his aides that he’s “really good at killing people.”

11/03/2013

American drone strikes in Pakistan have prompted protests. (Getty Images)

U.N. Report: Drones Are Weapons Of Choice In Modern War

A United Nations report says unmanned aerial vehicles are the weapons of choice in modern warfare.

10/30/2013

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