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Celebrate Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's return
While critics bash Obama for negotiating with the Taliban, Americans are celebrating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s return from captivity. No one feels good about freeing prisoners from Guantanamo, but we don’t know the details about the conditions...
Meet the five Guantanamo Bay detainees traded for POW
The U.S. government traded five Guantanamo Bay detainees for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl on Saturday. In the afternoon, Time said it "confirmed their [the detainees] identities with a senior administration official."OnApril 24...
Taliban releases US soldier after 5 years
Saturday morning, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released from captivity in Afghanistan, where he has been held for nearly 5 years. At 10:30 am EDT, her was handed over toU.S. Special Operations Forces and then...
Obama publicly announces Afghan troop withdrawals
The very public announcement of U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan at the end of 2014 by President Barack Obama has rankled many Washington lawmakers. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) called it a “big mistake." On...
Flub should result in new Afghan CIA post assignment
The Obama administration flubbed again. The details can get people killed. The act is inexcusable and amateurish. The Obama administration must have their feet kept to the fire by Congress for leaking the name of a CIA post chief. This...
Give thanks this day for our freedom
The following is a letter from a Marine serving in Afghanistan to his friend stateside. It is written exactly as he himself wrote and punctuated it. I first published this letter in a November 26, 2009 column. ...
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