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  • GOP Vows Hearings On “Illegal” Bergdahl Taliban Deal

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years until his recent release on May 31st.

    And now the deal struck between the Obama White House and the Taliban is coming under intense scrutiny. “More than 72 hours after this deal has been done, we have still have not been told what they’re going to do to ensure that these top five Taliban leaders do not re-enter the fight,” House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA) said Monday. “I mean, they have blood of thousands of Afghans and Americans on their hands, and we’re releasing them to Qatar. That’s all we know. Our information is coming from the media. We’re not hearing from the administration.”

    Bergdahl was the only known American POW in the Afghanistan war. He was 23 years old when he disappeared from his base in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009. That disappearance and past anti-American statements made by Bergdahl are also raising more and more questions about his release.

     

     

     


    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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