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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: House Republicans said Monday that the Obama administration gave Congress just five hours notice that they were about to start moving five detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar. Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee said that violates current law, which requires a 30-day notice. The administration announced over the weekend that ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

KABUL (Reuters) - The release of five Taliban prisoners in exchange for a U.S. soldier has drawn criticism from some Afghans, who say the detainees are dangerous and will rekindle ties with terrorist networks to resume fighting, just as most foreign troops leave. The men had been held at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from DAILY BEAST: For five years, soldiers have been forced to stay silent about the disappearance and search for Bergdahl. Now we can talk about what really happened. It was June 30, 2009, and I was in the city of Sharana, the capitol of Paktika province in Afghanistan. As I stepped out of a decrepit ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from BIG PEACE: On Monday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin slammed President Barack Obama for trading five high-level terrorists for an American prisoner of war who reportedly deserted his troops five years ago and caused at least six soldiers to die while searching for him. "You blew it again, Barack Obama," Palin said, slamming Obama ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: The Obama administration is facing mounting questions about the controversial prisoner swap that freed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from jihadists in Pakistan in exchange for the transfer and ultimate release of five senior Taliban commanders previously held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Lawmakers are questioning the wisdom and legality of the move. ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, has asked the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee to hold a hearing on the transfer of five former Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Qatar in exchange for the freedom of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from captivity in Afghanistan. “While I appreciate an ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

(CNSNews.com) -- Eighty-six percent of the U.S. troops who have been wounded in the war in Afghanistan incurred their injuries after January 2009, the month President Barack Obama was first inaugurated, according to the Department of Defense. The Afghan War began on Oct. 7, 2001, and in the more than 12 years since then, 19,793 ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A senior official confirms to Fox News that the conduct of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl -- both in his final stretch of active duty in Afghanistan and then, too, during his time when he lived among the Taliban -- has been thoroughly investigated by the U.S. intelligence community and is the subject ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CNS: The Obama administration says it agreed to the prisoner swap without notifying Congress because it said Bergdahl's health was at risk. "You now are going to have five people potentially on the ground targeting American troops, Afghan troops and the Afghan people. Thre's a lot of questions that need to be asked here," ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Rep. Mike Rogers (R., Mich.) slammed the Obama administration Sunday for setting a dangerous precedent by negotiating with the Taliban for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Keep reading

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Mullah Omar Excerpted from NBC News: After five detainees from Guantanamo Bay were swapped for the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan, the Taliban leader Mullah Omar delivered a rare statement Sunday calling the trade a “great victory.” “We shall thank almighty for this great victory,” said the statement. “The sacrifice of our Mujahedin have resulted ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Breitbart: In 2010, The Taliban claimed U.S. soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had converted to Islam and had taught them bomb-making techniques. Bergdahl had also changed his name to Abdullah, the Taliban claimed, though the mainstream media largely ignored the story, seeing it as comparable to the tale of Sgt. Brody in the fictional ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related: ‘Wanted To Meet With The Taliban’: Platoonmate Who Discovered Bergdahl Missing Paints Portrait Of Long-Premeditated Desertion By Traitor Whose Actions Killed U.S. Troops Related -'Ashamed To Be American': Released U.S. Prisoner Bowe Berghdal Is A Filthy Deserter And Traitor Who Deserves To Be Dead Related - EXPOSED: Obama Released The Five Most Dangerous Taliban Commanders ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Imagine that. Gee, what a coincidence. Excerpted from The Hill: The Taliban’s release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl dominated the Sunday talk shows, pushing Friday’s resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki from the headlines. The Sunday shows were packed with Republicans launching into political attacks against President Obama and the administration for transferring five Taliban members from ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related -'Ashamed To Be American': Released U.S. Prisoner Bowe Berghdal Is A Filthy Deserter And Traitor Who Deserves To Be Dead Related: ‘Wanted To Meet With The Taliban’: Platoonmate Who Discovered Bergdahl Missing Paints Portrait Of Long-Premeditated Desertion By Traitor Whose Actions Killed U.S. Troops Related - EXPOSED: Obama Released The Five Most Dangerous Taliban Commanders ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related - EXPOSED: Obama Released The Five Most Dangerous Taliban Commanders In Captivity For Filthy Traitor In Deadly, Self-Serving PR Stunt Related -'Ashamed To Be American': Released U.S. Prisoner Bowe Berghdal Is A Filthy Deserter And Traitor Who Deserves To Be Dead Related: ‘Wanted To Meet With The Taliban’: Platoonmate Who Discovered Bergdahl Missing Paints Portrait ...

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Jun 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related -'Ashamed To Be American': Released U.S. Prisoner Bowe Berghdal Is A Filthy Deserter And Traitor Who Deserves To Be Dead Related - EXPOSED: Obama Released The Five Most Dangerous Taliban Commanders In Captivity For Filthy, Anti-U.S. Deserter, Traitor In Deadly, Self-Serving PR Stunt Bergdahl helped get Americans attacked, wounded and killed by his treasonous desertion. ...

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May 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

@PatDollard Why is Bowe Berghdahl's father trying to free Gitmo prisoners? This story hasn't been right since day 1. pic.twitter.com/8a9Li42X3h— Mary A (@JoanOfArc1909) June 1, 2014 Related -'Ashamed To Be American': Released U.S. Prisoner Bowe Berghdal Is A Filthy Deserter And Traitor Who Deserves To Be Dead Related: ‘Wanted To Meet With The Taliban’: Platoonmate Who Discovered ...

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May 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

The @bobbergdahl account has deleted this tweet pic.twitter.com/o2GCsojV3A— S.M (@redsteeze) June 1, 2014 @redsteeze @HeyTammyBruce @bobbergdahl I scrolled through his timeline; there are other tweets sympathetic or equivocal re Islamists.— Ashley Matt (@ashleymatt) June 1, 2014 @PatDollard Why is Bowe Berghdahl's father trying to free Gitmo prisoners? This story hasn't been right since day 1. pic.twitter.com/8a9Li42X3h— Mary ...

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May 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is welcoming the release of the lone U.S. solider held in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. During an appearance Saturday in the Rose Garden, Obama says that while Bergdahl was gone, “he was never forgotten.” The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.

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May 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Here are the 5 Gitmo detainees that weak, pathetic bitch Obama released in his self-serving PR stunt: WASHINGTON (AP) -- The only American solider held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday. Sgt. ...

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May 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from DAILY BEAST: As President Obama outlines what he promises to be the end of the war in Afghanistan, new U.S. intelligence assessments are warning that al Qaeda is beginning to re-establish itself there. Specifically, the concern for now is that al Qaeda has created a haven in the northeast regions of Kunar and Nuristan ...

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May 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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