More Bowe Bergdahl Articles

  • Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer representing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Wednesday that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan before being captured...

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...

  • VIDEO: Bowe Bergdahl returns to active service

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reportedly returns to active service Monday.

  • Military brass backed Bergdahl prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously supported the Obama administration's exchange of five Taliban leaders for an Army sergeant held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. In letters to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the nation's seven...

  • Bergdahl not interviewed yet by Army investigator

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army sergeant recently released from captivity by the Taliban is in something of a legal limbo as the investigation continues into why and how he left his post in Afghanistan five years ago and ended up in insurgents' hands. Senior Army officials said Wednesday that Sgt....

  • VIDEO --- House lawmakers: What's next after Bowe Bergdahl swap?

    Lawmakers are digging into the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap and its potential effects on national security.

  • Poll watch: Hispanics help drive President Obama's approval rating to a fresh low

    President Obama's approval rating has slipped to a fresh low of 41 percent amid a myriad of scandals involving mismanagement and alleged corruption at multiple federal agencies and a significant loss of support among Hispanics, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. The recent...

  • Bad timing bedevils both Obama and Hillary Clinton

    Timing is everything, along with location; for President Obama and Hillary Clinton, it has now become toxic, beginning about midday May 31.

  • President Obama announces capture of Benghazi suspect who was never very hard to find

    From one scandal to another. The Obama administration is now shifting focus to Benghazi - which President Obama said was “phony” - announcing that one of the ringleaders of the attack, Ahmed Abu Khattala, had been captured on Sunday in Libya by U.S. forces. "I recently authorized an...

  • Four things you should know about the Army general who will investigate Bowe Bergdahl's capture

    The Pentagon has launched an investigation into the events surrounding the capture by the Taliban of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the 28-year-old Idahoan who spent nearly five years in the hands of Islamist militants. Top military leaders are eager to learn of the circumstances that led to...

  • Being a real leader means accepting responsibility for failures and crediting others in victories

    If character is doing the right thing when nobody is looking, World War II Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower radiated it on the eve of D-Day, writing "any blame … is mine alone” in remarks to be delivered “In Case of Failure.” In making one of history's toughest and most...

  • Army begins Bowe Bergdahl investigation

    The U.S. Army has begun to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, the Pentagon said in a statement Monday.

  • Mitt Romney calls Hillary Clinton's foreign policy 'clueless'

    Mitt Romney focused his fire on Hillary Clinton Sunday, repeatedly slamming her foreign policy record as “clueless” and predicting she will go down in defeat in 2016 because of it. Clinton has no successes to point from her record as secretary of State, Romney said. Her attempt to reset...

  • A brief and painful reminder that Washington is filled with flippant and incompetent halfwits

    As the situation in Iraq grow increasingly volatile, and the Obama administration's response increasingly vague, critics have voiced frustration at what they perceive to be a lack of leadership in the White House.

  • Bowe Bergdahl deal provides shape of things to come in Afghanistan

    The Obama administration's swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders was like an inkblot test on national security.



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