Secretary Of Defense Carter 'Confident We Will Win' Against ISIS, Declines TimetableSecretary of Defense Ashton Carter was reluctant to say the U.S. is winning the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying that it will take time to defeat ISIS but “we will win.”
Mom: Jailed Marine In Mexico Suffering Greatly A Marine jailed in Mexico on charges of bringing weapons into the country tried to kill himself after receiving threats of rape, torture and execution, his tearful mother told a House panel Wednesday. She said her son was suffering an ordeal worse than his two combat tours in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Returned to Regular Army Duty The Army has given Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a desk job, ending the formal phase of his transition from Taliban prisoner to not-quite-ordinary soldier, and setting the stage for Army investigators to question the Idaho native about his disappearance that led to five years in captivity.
Unverified Photo Shows Bergdahl Smiling With Top Terror Commander While In CaptivityAn unverified photo posted on a Twitter account associated with terror groups purportedly shows Army Sgt. Bowe Berdahl with a top terror group commander while he was being held in captivity.
Army Begins Investigation Of Bergdahl's 2009 Disappearance The Army says it has begun an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.
Bergdahl To Arrive In U.S. On FridayPentagon says Bergdahl has left Germany, will arrive at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, early Friday morning.
Hagel: I Take My Responsibility To Release Gitmo Detainees 'Damn Seriously'Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Congress Wednesday that officials of Qatar negotiating the release of captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told the U.S. that "time was not on our side" and a leak about the exchange would sabotage the deal.
Clinton Book: 'There Will Never Be Perfect Clarity On Everything That Happened' In BenghaziClinton writes that the Obama administration demanded the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in every discussion it ever held with the Taliban about prisoners.
Report: Bergdahl Tried Twice To Escape His Taliban CaptorsMilitary investigators are learning his time in captivity was even worse than previously believed, reports CBS News National Security Correspondent David Martin.
Rubio Dismisses GOP Impeachment Threats: Not The 'Right Approach'Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., responded to Republican lawmakers threatening President Obama with impeachment, saying that is not the “right approach” to the U.S. release of five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl – a move which didn’t follow protocol for notification of Congress.
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.
Obama: 'I Make No Apologies' For Bergdahl ExchangePresident 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.
Report: Bergdahl Wandered Off Post At Least Once BeforeFellow soldiers told investigators that Bergdahl had talked about wanting to explore Afghanistan, and exhibited strange behavior.
Bergdahl Swap Increases Opposition To Obama's Promise To Close GuantanamoPresident Barack Obama's goal of closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is facing re-energized opposition from Republicans and increased questioning from fellow Democrats amid widespread anger in Congress over the swap of five Taliban detainees for the last American prisoner of war in Afghanistan.
Unit Comrade: Bergdahl Was 'That One Guy That Wanted To Disappear'Three former members of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's platoon spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday about Bergdahl's disappearance, his freedom and how he should be treated now that he's out. The interviews were facilitated by a public relations firm, Capitol Media Partners, co-owned by Republican strategist Richard Grenell. All three men said Bergdahl should be investigated for desertion. Army Chief of Staff Gen. John McHugh said Tuesday that after Bergdahl has recovered, the Army will "review" the circumstances of his disappearance.