Skip to comments.Bergdahl Never Listed By Pentagon As Prisoner Of War
Posted on 06/03/2014 4:13:26 PM PDT by QT3.14
In his five years of captivity, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was never listed by the Pentagon as a prisoner of war.
Nor has the U.S. applied that term to any of its Taliban prisoners including the five senior Taliban figures who were released last weekend from detention at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Bergdahls freedom.
A look at how that process works:
(Excerpt) Read more at washington.cbslocal.com ...
Also amazing is Bergdahl is the ONLY taliban 'captive' to live!
Normally, POWs get promoted on schedule. If he was not promoted during his absence indicates the Army knew he was a deserter.
If he wasn’t listed as POW he will be once this is over. I bet on it!
Was he ever reported as AWOL? I wonder if a desertion investigation was ever officially initiated. If not, why not?
The notion of a POW is predicated on the understanding that they were involved in a military campaign in a formal state of war between two sovereign countries. This was never the case in Afghanistan. Nor was it the case in Iraq, for that matter.
That's why these al-Qaeda guys captured in Iraq and Afghanistan had to be sent to places like Guantanamo and those mysterious "black ops" camps in Eastern Europe -- because they had no legal status as POWs and the U.S. government has never had a clue about what the hell to do with them.
“....in a military campaign in a formal state of war between two sovereign countries.”
Wasn’t the last one between the USA, Axis and Japan?
Since then we have fought wars without formally declaring them — only the fallen combatants are formally dead.
If he wasn’t listed as a POW and the military paperwork listed him as a deserter, then how did he get him promotion in absentia to Sergeant from PFC.
Whose name is on that paperwork???
Why did they give this deserter further rank while he was on vacay with his taliban friends?
He was also promoted twice while in captivity.
Yeh he was probably listed as a deserter.
Not a POW, but a collaborator.
Bergdahl Never Listed By Pentagon As Prisoner Of War
how many genuine scandals won’t obama be taken down by?
our side is just pussies and enablers.
The headlines make it clear that the White House is searching for a positive spin on this terrible decision. There is no attempt to tell the truth; opposite statements are released almost simultaneously to see which ones are more popular:
Bergdahl Never Listed By Pentagon As Prisoner Of War
President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his decision to release five Afghan detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for an American soldier's freedom, saying his administration had consulted with Congress
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday that the White House told her that it was on oversight that Congress didnt receive the required notification about the prisoner exchange deal that secured the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Mrs. Feinstein, California Democrat, said the excuse came from Tony Blinken, President Obamas deputy national security adviser. Tony Blinken called last night and said that it was an oversight or something to that effect. So I accept that, she told reporters at the Capitol.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid received a heads-up on the deal to transfer Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for the five Taliban officials detained in Guantanamo Bay but its not clear who else did. In a brief interview, Reid said the White House contacted him ahead of the swap but not by much. It must have been either the day before or the day of. I dont remember for sure, Reid said.
Congress kept in dark on Bergdahl swap since 2012
Bowe Bergdahl Too Fragile for Desertion Questions, Official Says
Former Army Sgt. Evan Buetow was the team leader with Bowe Bergdahl the night Bergdahl disappeared. "Bergdahl is a deserter, and he's not a hero," says Buetow. "He needs to answer for what he did." Within days of his disappearance, says Buetow, teams monitoring radio chatter and cell phone communications intercepted an alarming message: The American is in Yahya Khel (a village two miles away). He's looking for someone who speaks English so he can talk to the Taliban.
A Pentagon investigation in 2010 concluded that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit prior to his capture by the Taliban the year before, a finding that led the military to curb any high-risk rescue plans, the Associated Press reported
NYT: Bergdahl left a note saying that he was deserting
Special forces found Bergdahl and captors but wouldnt risk rescue for deserter
WH Official on Bergdahls Possible Desertion: Frankly, we dont give a $#*+ why he left
Freed US soldier Bowe Bergdahl developed a love for Afghan green tea, taught his captors badminton
Traitor Abdullah Bowe Bergdahl wrote he was ashamed to be American before he went AWOL
Hagel: U.S. didnt negotiate with terrorists in securing Bergdahls release
In the interview below Hunt says there was a report generated about Bergdahl’s desertion, but the “report was lost”.
Howie Carr: Col Hunt On the Price Of Bergdhals Walk On The Wild Side
The Facebook page:
When this Bergdahl character WENT AWOL and SHOULD have been declared a DESERTER from the gitgo, he left behind emails and notes saying he was “disgusted” with the United States and talked about RENOUNCING HIS CITIZENSHIP. (During my 4 years in the USAF in the Vietnam era, I wasn’t all that thrilled about how the government was mishandling a war that was getting so many of our folks unnecessarily KIA but never once thought about doing what THIS clown did!)
Despite obozo’s desire to keep all this hush-hush, MORE will come out as his former comrades defy orders to shut up and do speak out.
Now, here are the $64,000.00 questions that may have already been asked:
After 5 years with the Taliban, just how many IEDs and other “devices” did they teach him how to construct?
And, once he’s set out and about in the US population, how many other similarly disaffected malcontents, black muslims, radical Bill Ayers/Bernadine Dohrn wannabes will he teach everything the Taliban taught him?
Think Boston Marathon bombers X 10 to the 10th power on steroids!!
And we can all thank the TRAITOR in the Spite House, his lackeys in the bureaucracy, congress,the Pentagon and the lapdog media!
Doesn’t bother you, you say? It may if one of YOUR loved ones happens to be in a shopping mall when one of those devices goes off
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