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Posted on 06/05/2014 9:23:08 AM PDT by gandalftb
A captured American soldier is training Taliban fighters bomb-making and ambush skills, according to one of his captors and Afghan intelligence officials.
Private Bowe Bergdahl disappeared in June 2009 while based in eastern Afghanistan and is thought to be the only U.S. serviceman in captivity.
The 24-year-old has converted to Islam and now has the Muslim name Abdullah, one of his captors told The Sunday Times.
A Taliban deputy district commander in Paktika, who called himself Haji Nadeem, told the newspaper that Bergdahl taught him how to dismantle a mobile phone and turn it into a remote control for a roadside bomb. Nadeem claimed he also received basic ambush training from the U.S. soldier.
Afghan intelligence officials also believe that Bergdahl is 'cooperating with the Taliban' and is acting as adviser to fighters at a base in the tribal area of Pakistan.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Bergdahl's former platoon members have commented on the increased effectiveness of the IED's in the area after Bergdahl deserted. That the IED's became remote detonated rather than pressure detonation and immune from the front rollers on our vehicles.
Hegel says we should wait for the investigation to conclude. OK. Then release the findings of the Pentagon investigation done in 2010 on Bergdahl.
WTH? Even the tali-ban (tally me bananas) is getting talking points from the republicrats to swiftboat their boy toy? Better call van jones and get him on this. Guess they too are psychopaths like his squad mates huh?
Apparently this admin wants us to think these articles from 2010 were planted by Republican time travelers....
There is a lot of buzz about Bergdahl’s possible collaboration, look for leaks to come.
To me the guy definitely was collaborating, absolutely 1000% guaranteed. The Taliban does not keep POWs. The Taliban guts, slices and dices and beheads everything. The Taliban kills, period. They kill everybody, civilians, Pakistanis, Afghanis, women, kids, anything and everything so they certainly are not going to keep a GI alive unless he’s bringing something to the table that is more valuable to them than his death which is... INFORMATION. Whether he gave them info just to stay alive or because he actually wanted to join the Taliban is another story, but the bottom line is none of this would have happened if he didn’t desert.
Gandalftb, many thanks for finding and posting this 2010 article!
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