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Jihadi Chiefs Traded for Deserter Bergdahl Working Taliban’s Qatar Office

The five high-level Taliban members transferred from the American prison in Guantánamo to Qatar in exchange for U.S. Army deserter, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have joined the jihadi organization’s political office in Doha, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid revealed Tuesday.

**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 …

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.

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

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.

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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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Qatar to Free Taliban Commanders Exchanged for Bergdahl

The five senior Taliban Commanders released from Guantanamo (GITMO) in exchange for the return of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are set to be freed from their “luxurious” confinement in Qatar effective June 1. These five hard-core terrorists are Mullah Norullah Noori, Abdul Haq Wasiq, Mullah Mohammad Fazl, Khairullah Khairkhwa and Mohammend Nabi Omari. They were classified as some of the most dangerous Taliban commanders held at GITMO, according to Thomas Joscelyn of The Long War Journal.

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Intel, Military Sources Say 2009 NCIS Report Shows Bergdahl Planned Desertion

The Obama White House has resolutely insisted Bergdahl was a model soldier whose rescue from Taliban captivity was their top priority, and the entire Democrat Party joined the chorus. A contrary report showing evidence of premeditation and/or mental instability would mark Obama and his staff as incompetent at best, for somehow not being aware of the information, and deeply dishonest at worst.

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Bergdahl Team Leader: Don’t Let Him Plead Out

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s team leader, Sgt. Evan Buetow (Ret.) said that Bergdahl should not be allowed to plead out to avoid a trial on Saturday’s “Justice with Judge Jeanine” on the Fox News Channel. “I believe that he needs go

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Bergdahl Platoon Mate and Parent: He Deserves Life Sentence

Sgt. Matt Vierkant, who served with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and Sondra Andrews whose son, 2nd Lt. Darryn Andrews died searching for Bergdahl stated that they want him sentenced to life in prison on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

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Bergdahl Platoon Mates: He Doesn’t Deserve an Honorable Discharge

Specialist Cody Full and Josh Cornelison, who served with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, said that he does not deserve an honorable discharge on Thursday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. Corneilson said, “I think he should be prosecuted to the

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Reality Check: Six Soldiers Died Searching for Bowe Bergdahl

On June 4, Breitbart News reported the names of six soldiers who lost their lives searching for Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl after he was reported missing in Afghanistan’s Paktika province on June 30, 2009.

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl talks to a Taliban militant as he waits in a pick-up truck before his release at the Afghan border

Bergdahl’s Attorney Offers No Explanation of How or Why He Left Base

Attorneys for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl released statement and a thirteen page letter that fails to offer any explanation as to why the soldier left his base in a combat zone. The letter offers many arguments as to why he should be charged with the lessor offense of being on an unauthorized absence (UA) but nothing about his motivations for leaving.