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  1. White House Fires Back After A Government Watchdog Ruled The Bowe Bergdahl Swap Was IllegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... years, in exchange for five Taliban-affiliated detainees who were being held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay. At the time, some senators insisted Obama had broke the law by not properly notifying Congress in advance of the exchange - ... 1 comment

  2. Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Deemed IllegalRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Courthouse News Service

    Keeping Congress in the dark about the plan to exchange five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay for U.S. Army Sgt.

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  3. Boehner Hits Obama For 'Serious Lapse In Judgment' On Bergdahl SwapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Daily Caller

    Responding to a government report deeming the deal illegal, Speaker of the House John Boehner on Friday faulted the Obama administration for secretly ordering the swap of five Guantanamo Bay detainees in return for American prisoner of war Army Sgt.

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  4. Congressman Suggests Obama 'Signaled' To Terrorists That It Was Okay To Capture FoleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | ThinkProgress

    ... Congress 30 days notice that he had secured Bergdahl's release in exchange for the transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. "[T]o somehow signal to terrorists that all they have to do to bring America to its knees is to kidnap one of our own, and ...

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  5. James Foley likely killed days before video's releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    ... final words, but were shot at an earlier time. Foley's executioner was not a prisoner recently released from Guantanamo Bay, as some have speculated, according to ABC News. The report also says officials won't say exactly how many Americans are ...

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  6. Obama Delayed Rescue of US Hostages Until it Was Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | In-depth Africa

    There's a familiar pattern here with Bin Laden and Bill Clinton. Obama didn't agree to go after Bin Laden until he decided that he could take him prisoner and use him to dismantle Guantanamo Bay.

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  7. U.S. Prisoner Swap For Bergdahl Broke The Law, GAO SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Act when it didn't give 30 days' notice to Congress about its plan to move the five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar. Investigators also said that the transfer, which cost $988,400, was paid for out of an account of ...

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  8. GAO Oversight Report: Obama Administration Broke the Law by Freeing 5 ...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Scared Monkeys

    ... The Obama administration in May secretly struck a deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan to free from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba five of its top leaders in exchange for the return of captured U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was later ...

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  9. GAO: Pentagon Didn't File Paperwork for Berghdal's Prisoner Swap In Timely MannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Government Executive

    ... of Defense failed to notify Congress at least 30 days prior to the release of five Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. The G.A.O., a government watchdog that issues reports at the request of Congress, also concluded that the D.O.D. violated the ...

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  10. Crazy Conservatives Are Sure a Gitmo Detainee Killed James FoleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Gawker

    ... think they've found proof that Foley's executioner was a prisoner freed from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Maybe it was even Barack Hussein Obama himself who gave the order to free this killer! Unnamed aggregators at Twitchy , the ...

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  11. Pentagon broke the law with Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap: GAO reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Raw Story

    ... With the 2014 law, Obama gained some flexibility in transferring prisoners from the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But he was still required to notify Congress 30 days in advance. "In our view, the meaning of section 8111 of the ...

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  12. This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members held at Guantanamo Bay military prison in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, a government watchdog agency said on Thursday.

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  13. Spc. Bowe BergdahlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WPMT-TV York

    ... to comply with a notification condition on the availability of appropriations to transfer individuals from Guantanamo Bay." Talking to CNN on Thursday evening, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby noted Hagel's previous admission "that we ...

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  14. President Obama's decision to exchange captive Army Sgt. Bowe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | 12NewsNow.Com

    President Obama's decision to exchange captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Guantanamo Bay detainees violated federal law, according to a legal opinion the Government Accountability Office sent to Congress Thursday.

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  15. 'The Meaning Of The Law Is Clear And Ambiguous': GAO Says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | CBS Local

    ... made available' in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014, to transfer any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay to the custody or control of a foreign entity' except in accordance" with the law. The GAO said the relevant committees ...

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  16. Laws Broken with Bergdahl Prisoner Swap, GAO SaysRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | WorthyNews

    ... law. The report comes several months after the Obama administration released five senior Taliban members from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Bergdahl, who had disappeared in 2009. Under the exchange terms, the five Taliban are to remain in Qatar for ...

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  17. GAO report concludes Gitmo detainee release for Bergdahl violated 2 lawsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | American Thinker

    ... violated section 8111 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act when it transferred five detainees at Guantanamo Bay to Qatar without providing at least 30 days notice to certain congressional committees. Section 8111 prohibits the Defense ...

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  18. ISIS Wanted To Swap Foley For Prisoner 'Lady Al Qaeda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Sweetness & Light

    ... stomach as they returned firea President Obama violated a "clear and unambiguous" law when he released five Guantanamo Bay detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the Government Accountability Office reported Thursday. "[The ...

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | FOX Carolina

    ... made available' in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014, to transfer any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay to the custody or control of a foreign entity' except in accordance" with the law. The GAO said the relevant committees ... 1 comment

  20. ISIS Tried to Use Foley as Leverage to Free Female Pakistani TerroristCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Cybercast News Service

    ... the case of Siddiqui, in an online audio message responding to a hunger strike at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. "We pledge God that we will spare no efforts to set them free along with all our prisoners, on top of them Omar Abdel Rahman, ...

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