Why in the world would you bother to rescue a deserter. Good riddance.
The current regime could give a flip about rescuing this one marine...
The intent was to release the 5 Gitmo detainees. Period.
Bergdahl was a convenient excuse.
So that your Commander in Chief could “wind up the war” while “leaving no soldier behind”.
To court martial and execute.
The goal was to release some of Bammy’s camel buddies.