web analytics
Home » Posts tagged with » political prisoner

Obama Releases Gitmo Detainees

President Obama has released five Guantanamo detainees who it has been determined are no longer a threat. The Department of Defense announced Thursday that three of the men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement. The Pentagon identified the three now former prisoners resettled in Georgia as Abdel Ghaib Ahmad Hakim, Salah […]

The ailing father of a former U.S. Marine jailed in Iran released a video Monday pleading to authorities to allow him to see his son before his condition worsens. The video was released by the #FreeAmir campaign, an effort by the family of Amir Hekmati to raise awareness, funds and support to bring him home. […]

The two-star general, not named in the CNN report, is tasked with an investigation  whose clues are so far confusing and unclear: The investigating officer looking into the circumstances surrounding how Bergdahl went missing is expected to begin working on the case next week, though that doesn’t necessarily signal anything about when the sergeant will undergo […]

Bergdahl was held in solitary confinement for 2 years, didn’t see another human face (via FreakOutNation) U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former Taliban detainee who was released from captivity arrived at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Bergdahl, while held prisoner in Afghanistan, was locked in solitary confinement for two straight years… […]

Bowe Bergdahl is flying back to the United States and is expected to land in Texas after Midnight. Bergdahl will not make any public appearances during Phase 3 of his reintegration process and there will be no media coverage of his return or during his stay at Brooke Army Medical Center. After being freed from […]

The House Armed Services Committee is holding what will likely be the first of many #Boweghazi hearings about the prisoner swap that resulted in the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from five years of Taliban captivity. On Wednesday morning, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel took Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) to the woodshed for suggesting that […]

Bowe Bergdahl was discharged by the Coast Guard for psychological reasons before he joined the Army. He should never have joined says Kim Harrison, listed on military documents as his godmother, and who received many of his belongings after he was captured. Harrison portrays him as vulnerable and sensitive. The 2006 discharge and a trove […]

Army veteran of 29 years and a state department veteran who resigned on the even of the Iraq war, Col. Ann Wright says President Obama should have told at least one member of Congress about the Bowe Bergdahl deal, but that the exchange was the right thing, and that the “pilloring  Bergdahl is receiving from the […]

Former Bush Speechwriter: President Obama ‘Provoked’ Members Of Bergdahl’s Unit Into Attacking Him (via http://crooksandliars.com) By Heather June 8, 2014 8:17 pm – Comments Former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson blames the Obama administration for forcing members of Sgt. Bergdahl’s unit to attack him by calling his service “honorable.” Former Bush speechwriter turned Washington… Now read […]

An official familiar with his recovery says Bowe Bergdahl is refusing to speak with his family. Doctors treating Sgt. Bergdahl at a U.S. military hospital in Germany are moving slowly because of the swirling controversy over the soldier’s release, the U.S. official said. While he spent five years in captivity after being captured by Afghan […]

Page 1 of 6123Next ›Last »