Taliban

Guantanamo

Bergdahl Wants Court to Disqualify Courts-Martial General

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG’-dahl), the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years, is asking a military appellate court to disqualify the general with broad discretion in his case.

06/05/2015

Guantanamo

Guantanamo Inmates Swapped For Bergdahl Could Move Freely

A one year travel ban is set to expire for five senior Taliban leaders released from Guantanamo in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

05/27/2015

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)

Bergdahl: I Was Tortured Repeatedly By Taliban For 5 Years

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban.

03/26/2015

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)

Former Bush Official: Bergdahl Swap ‘Was A Really Dangerous Moment’

A former Bush official believes the U.S. set a dangerous precedent swapping five Taliban operatives for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as a new report reveals that one of the former Guantanamo Bay detainees has attempted to return to militant activity.

01/30/2015

Pakistan Soldier Gun

At Least 140 Killed In Taliban Attack On Pakistani Military-Run School

Pakistani officials say Taliban gunmen have stormed a military-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing more than 100 students and wounding many more.

12/16/2014

A U.S. soldier inspects the wreckage of a vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 3 NATO Troops Near US Embassy

A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.

09/16/2014

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)

House Condemns Obama For Failing To Give Notice To Congress About Bergdahl-Taliban Swap

The Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Congress about the exchange in May of American prisoner Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

09/10/2014

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)

‘The Meaning Of The Law Is Clear And Ambiguous': GAO Says Pentagon Broke Law With Bergdahl Swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.

08/22/2014

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)

House Panel Condemns Obama For Bergdahl Swap With Taliban

A 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.

07/30/2014

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Afghan Vet Who Fought Wounded Gets Medal of Honor

Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn’t heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

07/21/2014

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