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  1. Dispelling the myths of Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | McClatchy

    ... In these circumstances, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton's recent statement that every last prisoner detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should "rot in hell" seems to make perfect sense - if, as he says, every last prisoner in Guantanamo is in fact a ...

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  2. Obama called out for dishonoring U.S. with prisoner swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    President Obama is being called out by the American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel, David French for dishonoring the U.S. when he intentionally traded five Islamic terrorists for military deserter, former U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, One News Now reported on Saturday. Bergdahl deserted his post and was held captive by the Taliban -aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until he was released in May 2014 as part of a prisoner exchange for five Islamic Taliban terrorists who were being held at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.

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  3. Police probe fire in Georgian Court dormitoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MyFoxNY

    ... gathered on Sunday in Cherry Hill. The 328th Military Police Company will deploy for detainee operations at Guantanamo Bay. This will be the first deployment for more than half of the citizen soldiers. Family and friends honored 127 New Jersey Army ...

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  4. The right's hot Bergdahl rage: Why a former prisoner drives conservatives battyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Salon

    ... figure of enormous controversy after the White House decided to "swap" him for five Taliban militants held at Guantanamo Bay. At the time of the deal, Bergdahl was thought by most Americans - especially conservatives eager to attack Obama - to be a ...

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  5. Retired General Has One-Word Description For Obama's Press Conference With Bergdahl's ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... Bergdahl, who was returned to the U.S. in a prisoner swap with the Taliban for five terrorists being held at Guantanamo Bay. It took a lot of guts to do what this young man did. They also offered him 20k in hush money. Fabulous. The proof in my ...

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  6. #NPRreads: Leaving Guantanamo, And Why Black People Don't Call PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... using the #NPRreads hashtag , and on occasion we'll share a longer take here on the blog. You can look at Guantanamo Bay as an issue of national security, or human rights, or law, or diplomacy or politics. But these days, a few hundred former ...

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  7. How the White House bungled the Bowe Bergdahl caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Los Angeles Times

    ... if convicted, could serve life in prison. When President Obama agreed last year to trade five prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held captive for five years in Afghanistan by the Taliban and its allies, some critics of ...

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  8. Whatever trial outcome, gaining Bergdahl release was justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Day

    ... ciding the punishment if there is a conviction. As for the high price of five Taliban prisoners released from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, did anyone expect a fair trade to gain the freedom of a U.S. soldier?

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  9. Ex-POW Bergdahl did not try to desert U.S. Army, his lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Reuters

    ... declined to elaborate further on Friday. Bergdahl was released in exchange for five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo Bay. They were sent to Qatar and had to remain there for a year. Some U.S. lawmakers were angered by Bergdahl's release because ...

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  10. Bergdahl charges revive questions over prisoner swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Home

    ... terrorists. Lawmakers were also furious that Obama authorized the detainees' release from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, without consulting Congress, despite federal law requiring him to do so. "Today's announcement is the exclamation ...

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  11. Bowe Bergdahl left Afghan post to report wrongdoing, Defense official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2010 | Alabama Live

    ... for five years. He was part of a prisoner swap last year when five Taliban commanders were released from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center in exchange for Bergdahl's release. According to the story, the information came from a report presented to ...

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  12. Lawsuit filed against Obama's Pentagon over prisoner swap for deserter BergdahlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Examiner.com

    ... that: "The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 says that all prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay require 30 days' notice to Congress. Such notice was not provided in Bergdahl's case." "Given today's announcement, we now know ...

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  13. Ron DeSantis Calls Out Obama on Release of Terrorists for BergdahlRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Sunshine State News

    ... to releasing terrorists on Thursday when he teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., to bring out the "Guantanamo Bay Recidivism Prevention Act." The bill would look to cut back on terrorists currently held in that facility in Cuba and would cut ...

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  14. DON'T send Bowe Bergdahl to prison, say his platoon matesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daily Mail

    ... post, sparking criticism that his release had been won in exchange for five senior Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. On Wednesday, the US Army announced the results of a months-long review and said it had decided to charge Sgt Bergdahl with ...

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  15. 4. Bergdahl charges stoke fresh criticism of ...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | KSL-TV

    ... and the exchange. Lawmakers were furious that Obama authorized the detainees' release from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, without consulting Congress, despite federal law requiring him to do so. "Today's announcement is the exclamation ...

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  16. Bowe Bergdahl desertion charges stoke fresh criticism of prisoner swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NOLA.com

    ... and the exchange. Lawmakers were furious that Obama authorized the detainees' release from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, without consulting Congress, despite federal law requiring him to do so. "Today's announcement is the exclamation ...

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  17. The Observation DeckRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Albany Times Union

    Desertion charges against Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl raise troubling questions about the deal America brokered to secure his freedom from enemy forces in Afghanistan, which included a prisoner-swap that allowed the release of five Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay prison and cost the lives of six American soldiers who were reportedly killed while looking for him, writes Frida Ghitis for CNN.

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  18. Bergdahl fiasco a remindermore Gitmo battles lie aheadRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lucianne.com

    The Bowe Bergdahl debacle - trading five senior Taliban commanders for one American prisoner now charged with desertion - has its roots in President ObamaA s determination to close the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay. If the presidentA s past is any guide, there will be more Gitmo-related fiascos in the future.

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  19. GI tells of torture in note on captivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NWAonline

    ... post in Afghanistan in June 2009. Freed last year in exchange for five Taliban commanders held prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the 28-year-old soldier from Hailey, Idaho, faces up to life in prison if convicted. "In the beginning of my captivity, ...

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  20. Accused U.S. deserter Bergdahl describes torture, attempts to escape TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Japan Times

    ... his post in June 2009. He was freed last year in exchange for five Taliban commanders held prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Now he faces up to life in prison if convicted of the criminal charges. The case against Bergdahl has been highly ...

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