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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)

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.

06/05/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Admin Official: What If Bergdahl’s Platoon Was ‘Long On Psychopaths And Short On Leadership?’

An Obama administration official has taken issue with Americans’ immediate reactions and harsh criticisms of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s recent release from Taliban custody.

06/05/2014

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Obama: ‘I Make No Apologies’ For Bergdahl Exchange

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.

06/05/2014

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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.

06/05/2014

Couple Captured By Taliban While Traveling In Afghanistan Say They Have Child

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.

06/05/2014

A sign announcing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits in the window of the Hailey Paint and Supply store on Main Street on June 1, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bergdahl Neighbor: ‘It’s Like A Modern Day Lynching’

There will be no hero’s welcome for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in his hometown, no fanfare of parades, music or picnics in the park.

06/05/2014

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay.  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Psychologist: Does Bergdahl ‘Want To Be One Of Us Or Them?’

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.

06/04/2014

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay.  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Soldier: We Were Told To ‘Keep Quiet’ About Bergdahl Leaving Afghan Base

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.

06/04/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

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.

06/04/2014

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay.  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Report: White House Aides Accusing Bergdahl’s Unit Comrades Of ‘Swift Boating’ Him

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.

06/04/2014

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