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BOWE BERGDAHL: Vets, Politicians Question His Release

Posted June 3rd, 2014 @ 6:04am by Scott and Sadie

There's a ton of controversy surrounding the release of Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier who was taken prisoner by the Taliban in 2009 and finally released over the weekend in exchange for five Taliban prisoners, who were held in Guantanamo Bay.

Several Republican lawmakers are questioning the move by the Obama administration to set free Taliban leaders, who some say could still be a threat to America.

Meanwhile, some of his fellow soldiers have accused Bergdahl of being a deserter and says that he was only captured because he wandered off base. In his own video account, Bergdahl claimed that he was captured after falling behind during a patrol, while the Taliban claim he was drunk and wandered off base.

Source: ABC News

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