Officials: White House Didn’t Notify Congress About Exchange Because Taliban Threatened To Kill Bergdahl
The Obama administration has told senators it didn’t notify Congress about the pending swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban officials because the Taliban had threatened to kill him if the deal was made public before it happened.
An Obama administration official has taken issue with Americans’ immediate reactions and harsh criticisms of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s recent release from Taliban custody.
President Barack Obama said Thursday he “absolutely makes no apologies” for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
Cruz To File Legislation To Halt Anymore Releases Of Gitmo Detainees Until Bergdahl Investigation Is Done
Sen. Ted Cruz says he is going to file legislation to halt anymore releases of detainees at Guantanamo Bay until an investigation is done on the deal that released Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity.
The married couple with a taste for exotic travel set out for Central Asia in the summer of 2012, moving as tourists through a region not normally visited by Westerners.
There will be no hero’s welcome for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in his hometown, no fanfare of parades, music or picnics in the park.
After being held captive by the Taliban for the past five years, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal is facing a long road to recovery following his release.
A soldier claims that he was told by his chain of command to not say anything about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walking off an Afghan base in 2009.
Cruz: ‘How Many Soldiers May Lose Their Lives In The Future’ When Released Taliban Detainees Return To War
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, worries American soldiers have been put in harm’s way after five high-level Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay were exchanged for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
White House aides are accusing soldiers who served with Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are “swift boating” him following his release over the weekend after five years in captivity.