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  • Liberal trolls wreak havoc on an obnoxious anti-Bergdahl Facebook page

    Liberal trolls wreak havoc on an obnoxious anti-Bergdahl Facebook page
    The sustained sliming of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, back on American soil after five years in captivity as a prisoner of war, has been nothing short of a national disgrace. Whatever happened in Afghanistan, despite the theories of Bergdahl’s fellow...
  • Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?

    The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals? The...
  • Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle

    Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle
    The death toll from a week of fighting between Afghan forces and hundreds of Taliban militants in a southern province rose above 100, officials said Thursday, while the U.N. called on all parties to protect civilians who are increasingly caught in the...
  • Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade

    Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade
    Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Carpenter, now 24, took the brunt of the blast, which shattered his jaw...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Examining the fog of war

    Trinh Thi Ngo was like Dr. Pepper. Rain or shine she broadcast three times a day from Radio Hanoi, attempting to persuade us that American involvement in Vietnam was immoral. Trying to incite feelings of homesickness and fear, she played popular U.S....
  • Bergdahl is warned his statements could be used in his prosecution

    Under investigation for possible desertion, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been warned that incriminating statements he makes as he undergoes treatment after nearly five years in Taliban captivity could be used to prosecute him, Army officials said Wednesday....
  • Army has not asked Bergdahl why he left Afghan base

    Army has not asked Bergdahl why he left Afghan base
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has made no admission of wrongdoing since being released by the Taliban last month, officials said on Wednesday, adding that he has yet to be asked the tough question of why he left base before his...
  • A finding of desertion might cost Sgt. Bergdahl his back pay

    WASHINGTON Army officials said Wednesday that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl might have to pay back the Pentagon wages he accrued during nearly five years of Taliban captivity if an investigation finds that he deserted his outpost in Afghanistan before his 2009...
  • Guantanamo detainees permitted to watch World Cup

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Guards revealed that detainees get to watch the World Cup the fourth for many in U.S. custody on a one-day delay to give staff time to scrub recordings of incendiary material. Journalists were allowed to peer through one-...
  • John Culleton: Examine facts on prisoner exchange

    Before we choose up sides, let us look at the facts. We were attacked by a terrorist organization called al-Qaida and roughly 3,000 people died in that 9/11 attack. A local faction in Afghanistan, the Taliban, provided space and support for al-Qaida. We...
  • Iraqi appears in Guantanamo court on war crimes charges

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba An Iraqi prisoner who the U.S. has said reported to one of the Taliban released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was being charged in the war courtWednesday. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi, 53, got to Guantanamo in 2007 from CIA...
  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returns to U.S., will begin process to reenter society

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is in stable condition and will work daily with medical and mental health professionals as he set his own pace in a reintegration process designed to help him gain physical and emotional stability, Army medical officials said Friday. ...