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Afghan Peace Talks: U.S. Faces Taliban 5 Formerly Held at Gitmo

The five high-risk Taliban commanders released from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, by the previous administration in exchange for Bowe Bergdahl who was captured by the terrorist group after deserting his post in Afghanistan are now reportedly negotiating peace in the war-ravaged country with their former captors.

The five Guantanamo Bay detainees swapped for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are, from Mullah Norullah Nori, Mohammed Nabi Omari, Mohammed Fazl, Khairullah Khairkhwa and Abdul Haq Wasiq. (U.S. Department of Defense)

Report: Obama Admin ‘Shelved’ Plan to Prosecute Taliban Heroin Traffickers

The Obama administration, citing “political concerns” in 2013, derailed a plan to prosecute Taliban drug kingpins in U.S. courts that could have curtailed unprecedented heroin operations in Afghanistan that fueled the deadly opioid crisis across the United States, a Politico investigation found.

**FILE** A Taliban militant is seen with an AK- 47 rifle gun, right, as farmers collect resin from poppies in an opium poppy field in Naway district of Helmand province, southwest Afghanistan in a Friday, April 25, 2008 file photo. Drought and anti-drug campaigns helped slash Afghanistan's opium poppy cultivation …

Berry: Bergdahl Sentence a Blow to Confidence in Military Justice System

Bowe Bergdahl deserves to go to prison for his crimes. The fact that he won’t spend a day in confinement, however, while decorated officers who stand on ethical principles will, weakens our military and casts doubt on the fairness of our military justice system.

US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl (center), who was freed in 2014 after being held captive for five years by Afghan insurgents, arrives at the Ft. Bragg military court earlier this year. On Monday a hearing begins to decide his sentence on desertion charges

Bowe Bergdahl Diagnosed with Personality Disorder

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years by the Taliban, had a mental-health disorder marked by odd, eccentric behaviors and social isolation when he walked away from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, documents released by his defense team showed.

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Bergdahl Arraigned on Military Charges, But Did Not Enter Plea

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, faced a military judge at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Tuesday for the first time since the U.S. Army decided to proceed with a court-martial last week.

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Bowe Bergdahl Referred to Court-Martial

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted his post in Afghanistan, has been referred for a trial by general court-martial, the Army announced Monday.

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Bowe Bergdahl: I Deserted My Unit to Save It

Army Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl broke his silence about leaving his base in Afghanistan to NPR’s popular “Serial” podcast. In it, he claims he deserted his unit “to highlight poor leadership” and rapidly realized he was “in over his head.”

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Lawyers: No Jail Recommended for Bergdahl

(CNN) —The U.S. military officer in charge of last month’s hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has recommended he not do any jail time, Bergdahl’s legal team says.

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‘Clueless’ Star’s Brother Arrested in Pot Bust Linked to Bergdahl

Clueless star Alicia Silverstone’s brother, David, was reportedly arrested in the pot farm bust in Mendocino County in which accused U.S. Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl was also embroiled last Tuesday. David Silverstone, 43, was arrested for activities at the remote Redwood Valley

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Bowe Bergdahl Caught in NorCal Pot Farm Raid

Accused military deserter Bowe Bergdahl was caught in the middle of Mendocino County law enforcement raid Tuesday morning on a marijuana farm allegedly operated by old friends of the soldier, who remains on active duty while awaiting court martial on desertion charges, and was on approved leave during his visit to the farm.

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Qatar Agrees to Extend Travel Ban for Bergdahl ‘Taliban 5’

The travel ban for the five Taliban honchos traded to secure the freedom of accused Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl was due to expire on June 1 but, according to CBS News, the government of Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend the ban and keep the “Taliban 5” under what amounts to house arrest.

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