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  • Army Chief of Staff Promises ‘Thorough’ Review of Bergdahl Capture

    June 4, 2014 5:55 PM 8

    The mysterious disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl into enemy hands would be investigated as soon as he had physically and emotionally recovered, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno said The U.S. Army said Wednesday it would conduct a “thorough, transparent and complete” investigation into the circumstances surrounding Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s capture, as soon as he had recovered

  • Putin to Take Center Stage Among Western Leaders in Normandy

    June 4, 2014 5:53 PM 15

    As diplomatic tensions reached a boiling point over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Vladimir Putin was rejected in March as host of the Group of Eight summit in Sochi, while his country was excluded altogether from the group of leading industrialized nations. But Putin's arrival in Normandy on Thursday to take part in a World War II commemoration

  • All-senators briefing on Bergdahl scheduled for tonight

    June 4, 2014 5:36 PM 16

    Obama administration officials plan to meet Wednesday evening with senators to discuss the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. The meeting will be held in a secure basement room of the Capitol Visitor Center, where similar briefings on national security matters have been held with lawmakers in the past year, including conversations about the deteriorating

  • Court-martial against Bergdahl could be complicated

    June 4, 2014 4:57 PM 8

    A petition on the White House website calling for him to be court-martialed for walking away from his post in 2009 had up to 15,000 names on it Wednesday morning. In Belgium, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that it would be unfair to rush to judgment on Bergdahl, who spent nearly five years as a Taliban prisoner of war. CBS News' Jan Crawford

  • 17 killed, 53 wounded in Iraq attacks

    June 4, 2014 4:44 PM 19

    A total of 17 people have been killed and 53 wounded in a wave of attacks across Iraq, including an overnight suicide bombing, police said Wednesday. Eight people, including two children, were killed and 14 injured as two bomb explosions struck Kirkuk city, some 250 km from Baghdad, during noon in an attack, Xinhua reported citing a police source

  • Bergdahl had left base before, according to 2010 report

    June 4, 2014 4:34 PM 14

    If Bowe Bergdahl walked off his base voluntarily before ending up in the hands of the Taliban, it may not have been the first time the then-private first class wandered away in serious violation of military regulations, Fox News has learned. The exact circumstances that led to Bergdahl's capture in Afghanistan are not known to the public, but a classified

  • No point debating Bergdahl’s patriotism

    June 4, 2014 4:03 PM 14

    The backlash against the Obama administration prisoner exchange (five high-ranking Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for one American Army sergeant who has been shuttled between Afghanistan and Pakistan) appears to be unfolding on two fronts: The personal and the political. The personal attack is aimed at 28-year-old Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by fellow

  • How the Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Went Down

    June 4, 2014 3:58 PM 13

    Footage has been made public of the Taliban releasing captured U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been a prisoner of war for five years. In this video taken Saturday, Taliban guards—one clutching a white flag—escort Bergdahl to a neutral point between their trucks and an American helicopter, shake hands with U.S. forces, and then let their captive

  • Iraq attacks kill 21

    June 4, 2014 3:07 PM 28

    Nearly 50 people were also wounded in the violence, in and around Baghdad, as well as in Salaheddin and Kirkuk provinces to its north, all afflicted by near-daily bloodshed. The attacks came a day after a suicide bomber killed a key anti-Qaeda leader battling militants in the conflict-hit province of Anbar. In Wednesday's deadliest incident, two vehicles

  • Obama and Putin spar over Ukraine violence

    June 4, 2014 2:51 PM 21

    US president says Russia acts like 'bully' in Ukraine, prompting the Russian leader to accuse America of 'hypocrisy'. US President Barack Obama has condemned what he called Russia's "dark tactics" and "bullying" in Ukraine, prompting President Vladimir Putin to hit back at American "aggression," as diplomatic wrangling between the two countries escalated