| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday defended the swapping of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban prisoners, insisting that the exchange was the "last, best chance" to get him back and did not violate a long-standing U.S. policy against...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Along America's most fabled road, Route 66, lie the almost forgotten graves of German and Italian prisoners of war brought to Oklahoma some 70 years ago and who now rest in the red soil of a former Wild West pioneer outpost.
All but ignored by the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who returned to the U.S. on Friday in good physical condition, probably faces a lengthy recovery adjusting to life after five years of captivity in Afghanistan, Army medical specialists said.
Bergdahl, 28, arrived at a near-...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
There's a new trend in American politics. Call it the "Benghazi Syndrome." It used to be, when our nation was attacked, as on September 11, Americans rallied behind the president and said: "Let's go get the guys who did this to us." No longer. When...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Senior Republicans on Sunday criticized President Obama for releasing five Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I served 24 years in the United States Army, 21 of them in Special Forces, and I fought in two combat campaigns, El Salvador and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Command Sgt. Major Dan Pitzer, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam and later a senior civilian...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders from U.S. custody took only minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:49 AM
Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner of war before being released on May 31, has arrived at an Army medical center in Texas where he will receive further treatment, the Pentagon said on Friday.
Rear Admiral John Kirby,...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Chronicle" star Alex Russell is in negotiations to star alongside Berenice Marlohe ("Skyfall") in Voltage Pictures' sci-fi thriller "Prisoner of War."
Voltage will launch sales at Cannes.
Music video and TV director Joe Miale will direct the project, a...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A natural storyteller, Steve Waxman just had to share what he found at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU three years ago.
The "Jews in the Military" exhibit spoke to the South Florida filmmaker of heroes — both known and unsung — who'd risked...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The concept of manly grief leads into so many dark areas and cultural expectations — questions about how men are expected to bury their trauma long after the traumatizing event. Or else, how men are expected to examine it, reckon with it...