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Why Is Omar Khadr Still Imprisoned? Because They Can

Transcription of interview with Heather Marsh of Free Omar Khadr Now and Canadian Glen on January 14, 2015.

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Omar Khadr

The 6 U.S. Soldiers Who Died Searching for Bowe Bergdahl

This is from Time.com.

Bowie “The Deserting Traitor” Bergdahl should be executed shortly after his conviction.

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Troops suggest that Bergdahl’s desertion makes him more traitor than hero. 1,256 more words

Longform's Picks of the Week

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Pakistan

Obama traded 5 Taliban commanders for a soldier now accused of desertion

The Weekly Standard reports:

Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive in Afghanistan by Taliban-affiliated terrorists for nearly five years, will be charged with desertion. Bergdahl was returned to the United States last year in exchange for five Taliban commanders being held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.

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The Bergdahl Desertion - Obama wanted to ‘whittle away’ the killers at Guantanamo.

Wall Street Journal: The United States Army intends to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. That was Wednesday’s news, but the bigger story is the extravagant price the U.S. 43 more words

Politics

After Gitmo

Lest you yet harbor any hope that we are a just nation:

As of today, 645 prisoners have been transferred out of Guantanamo, with 101 going to third countries from Bermuda to Bulgaria to Palau.

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