Odious Lies Behind The Bergdahl Case

Investor's Business Daily
December 2015
Investors Business Daily;12/9/2015, pA12
The article offers the author's insights on U.S. President Barack Obama's prisoner swap of U.S. Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl and five kingpins from terrorist group Taliban held at Guantanamo detention camp in Cuba. Topics include Obama's desire to empty out Guantanamo, the government effort to forge an alliance with the Taliban, and the ransom paid by the U.S. As part of the deal.


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