EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Gabler’s Fox 2000 has acquired an untitled book that Jeffrey Toobin is writing about Patty Hearst, the heiress kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974 and brainwashed into becoming a bank robber and spokesman for the radical group’s causes before serving 22 months behind bars. Show More Summary
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It was announced today that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was swapped last year for five Guantanmao prisoners, has been charged with desertion. So what is the major concern for New York Times writer Helene Cooper? If Bergdahl will still be able to get an honorable discharge if found guilty and how it will affect his job prospects if he doesn't get it. I kid you not.
The military had to choose between granting the former Taliban prisoner an honorable discharge, back pay, and benefits —or initiating court-martial proceedings.
Josh Korder, a former Army sergeant who served with Bowe Bergdahl, said today on CNN that Bergdahl should be shown no "forgiveness," now that he has been officially charged with desertion.
Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. Army soldier who served in Afghanistan and allegedly deserted his unit there, is facing desertion charges according to his attorney, Breitbart News reported today. Bergdahl allegedly converted to Islam and came to oppose the U.S. Show More Summary
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he's facing, military officials said Wednesday.
Hero, victim or villain? That’s what the debate about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been. Ever since President Obama traded prisoners to win his release after Bergdahl wandered off his Army post in Afghanistan and was captured by the enemy....Show More Summary
In January, Army officials denied reports that they had decided to charge kidnapped American soldier Bowe Bergdahl—who was released in a May 2014 prisoner swap after five years being held by the Taliban—with deserting his unit before he was captured. Show More Summary
Here is the U.S. Army’s official statement, announced at Fort Bragg, N.C., minutes ago: Sgt. Bergdahl is innocent until proven guilty, of course, but remember that the White House proclaimed he “served with honor and distinction” when they rolled out the red carpet for his return.
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CNN reports that Bowe Bergdahl’s lawyer told CNN that he will be charged with desertion and “misbehavior” whatever that means; UPDATE 2:08 p.m. – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, according to Bergdahl’s attorney and a Congressional source. UPDATE 1:52 p.m. – The U.S. military said Wednesday […]
Former Taliban captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, military officials said Wednesday, an outcome one of his platoon mates called “bittersweet.” Continue reading ? The post Platoon mate has ‘mixed feelings’ about Bergdahl’s desertion charges appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
This was rumored a while back and shot down, but now it appears to be real. Sgt. Bergdahl charged with desertion: The U.S. military has charged Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with one count each of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Bergdahl left his post in Afghanistan before being captured and [Read more...]
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years in captivity and was recovered in Afghanistan last spring, will be face charges of desertion with the intent to shirk important or hazardous duty and misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command unit or place. Officials revealed the charges at...
You may recall the story of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for whom Obama made a deal with the Taliban to have returned to the US after five years of
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Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant rescued last year after five years in Taliban captivity, has been charged with desertion and misbehavior, according to his attorney. Read more...
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Bergdahl was released by the Taliban in exchange for five detainees at the Guantánamo Bay prison. Bergdahl was captured after he walked off his post in 2009.