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  • Gen. Dempsey: Army may still pursue desertion charge for Bowe Bergdahl

    Gen. Dempsey: Army may still pursue desertion charge for Bowe Bergdahl
    The Army may consider pursuing an investigation of possible charges of desertion or other violations by Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was freed Saturday after nearly five years in Taliban custody, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday. Army...
  • Obama defends swap of Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    President Obama defended his administration’s decision to trade Taliban detainees for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on Tuesday, saying there wasn’t time to consult with Congress as he followed the “pretty sacred rule” that...
  • Republicans criticize prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    Senior Republicans criticized President Obama on Sunday for releasing five high-ranking Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists....
  • The debate over bringing Sgt. Bergdahl home

    The loudest critics of the prisoner swap to free an Army sergeant held captive in Afghanistan since 2009 in exchange for five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay just happen to be from the party that started the war, opened the ethically challenged prison and...
  • Obama adamantly defends Taliban prisoner swap that freed U.S. soldier

    Obama adamantly defends Taliban prisoner swap that freed U.S. soldier
    The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders in U.S. custody was over in minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
  • Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say

    Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say
    For nearly five years, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been hailed as a hero: a prisoner of war captured while on combat duty in Afghanistan and held captive by the Taliban. But in the days since Bergdahl's high-profile release Saturday — celebrated...
  • The post in which I agree, I fear, with John McCain and others in the GOP criticizing the prisoner swap.

     
    I listened to nearly all the sabbath gasbag chatter today about his weekend’s prisoner swap -- in which the U.S. released five Taliban fighters from the prison at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive......
  • CANNES: Robert Pattinson vs. Kristen Stewart in Battle of 'Twilight' Stars

    Ever since the lineup of the Cannes Film Festival was announced last month, gossip sites have been salivating over an unlikely scenario: a red carpet run-in between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. The "Twilight" co-stars and former off-screen couple...
  • Judge orders temporary halt to forced feeding of Guantanamo detainee

    A federal judge in Washington has temporarily banned U.S. military officials from force-feeding a terror prisoner at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, at least until she can review his medical records and screen videotapes of authorities forcing...
  • Egyptian-born cleric convicted in New York terrorism trial

    In the second major terrorism-related conviction for federal prosecutors in two months, a jury convicted an Egyptian-born cleric Monday on 11 counts that included taking part in the abduction of Western hostages in Yemen and working to set up a...
  • Federal judge says Pentagon may resume force-feeding at Guantanamo

    A federal judge in Washington has reversed her weeklong ban that prevented the Pentagon from force-feeding a terrorist detainee at Guantanamo Bay, saying she "simply cannot let [him] die." Judge Gladys Kessler also sharply criticized the military for...