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Photo Shows Bergdahl Smiling w/Top Taliban/Al Qaeda Commander
FrontPage Mag ^ | 07/10/2014 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 07/10/2014 7:33:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind


To understand how bad this chummy photo is, you have to understand how bad Badruddin Haqqani is. The Haqqani Network has done the most damage to the US in Afghanistan and Badruddin Haqqani was one of three brothers running it.

He was declared a terrorist and targeted by a drone strike. The Haqqani Network is something between Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Its Al Qaeda links have made it much deadlier than the ordinary Taliban and with Al Qaeda hardly present in Afghanistan even toward the end of Bush’s term, the Haqqani Network is the next best thing to it.

It is for all intents and purposes the top terrorist organization in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years, is seen in a new image mugging for a picture with a jolly jihadi who ­has his arm resting casually on Bergdahl’s shoulder.

The bro-hug was posted Wednesday to the Twitter ­account of someone associated with the Islamic Emirate of ­Afghanistan, according to Fox News.

The supposed captor was identified by The Middle East Research Institute as a since-slain Taliban commander, Badruddin Haqqani.

Bergdahl, who was taken prisoner when he mysteriously drifted away from his unit while on patrol in Paktika province, sports a grin in the photo.

The tweet accompanying the image gives a shout-out to the Army sergeant, who was freed in exchange for five Taliban soldiers released from captivity at Guantanamo Bay by the Obama administration.

Haqqani was killed in a US drone strike in August 2012.

The photo once again backs up the claims that Bergdahl was mostly on good terms with his captors. We have yet to see a photo of him armed, but it’s not impossible that the Taliban could release such a photo as well.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; bergdahl; bowebergdahl; desertion; gitmo; kenyanbornmuzzie; taliban

1 posted on 07/10/2014 7:33:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

They just got finished making mad, passionate love.


2 posted on 07/10/2014 7:34:22 AM PDT by mothball
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To: SeekAndFind

If Obama had two sons ...


3 posted on 07/10/2014 7:35:29 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SeekAndFind

And along with it, Badruddin Haqqani’s Facebook status was changed to “in relationship.”


4 posted on 07/10/2014 7:36:53 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: SeekAndFind

No doubt who was just on top.


5 posted on 07/10/2014 7:42:42 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

He looks hungry & scared to me.


6 posted on 07/10/2014 7:42:53 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: SeekAndFind

If my murderous terrorist thug captors wanted me to smile for a photo, I just might oblige them. Not saying that he wasn’t glad to smile, just pointing out the obvious.


7 posted on 07/10/2014 7:44:16 AM PDT by all the best
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To: mothball

Pictures tell a lot...and the look on that guy’s face tells me he is truly happy and probably a poof!


8 posted on 07/10/2014 7:44:54 AM PDT by gr8eman (A good rant should have the word "crap" in it at least 4 times!)
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To: all the best

You’re not supposed to point that out. You’re supposed to cheer on Greenfield.


9 posted on 07/10/2014 7:46:44 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: SeekAndFind

Everything which CAN be proved and is factually certain about that kid spells out just HOW impressionable he is... how easily he could be influenced and led.

He looks compliant and content in this photo... because he was compliant and content...he was where he wanted to be, doing what he wanted to do!


10 posted on 07/10/2014 7:49:19 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SeekAndFind
“Bergdahl, who was taken prisoner when he mysteriously drifted away from his unit while on patrol in Paktika province”

This is simply an out and out lie. Bergdahl was not taken prisoner. He voluntarily joined the Taliban and helped them kill Americans.

Bergdahl never “mysteriously drifted away from his unit”. Everyone who was there says he willfully deserted his unit.

The photo looks like a Taliban with his girlfriend. Bergdahl was probably gay. He probably had a sexual relationship with his Taliban friends.

11 posted on 07/10/2014 7:50:59 AM PDT by detective
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To: mothball

With each other or the Same Goat???????????


12 posted on 07/10/2014 7:54:06 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: SeekAndFind

Bowe Bergdahl:Obongo’s Kind Of Soldier!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 07/10/2014 7:54:40 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: nuconvert
He looks hungry & scared to me.

He is clean shaven. Where is his beard ?

14 posted on 07/10/2014 7:55:47 AM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: nuconvert

“He looks hungry & scared to me.”

I agree.


15 posted on 07/10/2014 8:06:11 AM PDT by llmc1
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To: SeekAndFind

THIS EXPLOSIVE 6 MINUTE VIDEO may help explain some of this insane BS.
Hell, it explains ALL OF IT!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysQl4aW7tME


16 posted on 07/10/2014 8:08:02 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: nuconvert

“You’re not supposed to point that out. You’re supposed to cheer on Greenfield.”

I know, I know. I was hesitant about spoiling the party. But I have this thing about truth. Guess I need help.


17 posted on 07/10/2014 8:11:19 AM PDT by all the best
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To: all the best

Who else has been captured by these guys and lived to smile about it - either an obliging or a genuine smile?


18 posted on 07/10/2014 8:13:55 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: all the best

You two act like trolls paid to act as a team. I won’t tell you why, so you don’t learn what makes the identifiable scent.


19 posted on 07/10/2014 8:19:16 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: butterdezillion

That’s funny. I guess the tell was my other post this morning in which I gave a link to contact RNC and let Priebus and Co. have it re McDaniel and Cochran. Now that you were so clever as to blow my cover, I will have to go underground and adopt a new name. By the way what is the going rate for trolls, just so I know not getting cheated.


20 posted on 07/10/2014 8:33:44 AM PDT by all the best
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To: nuconvert
Reminds me of this:


I have no doubt that Baghdad Bergdahl is a deserter and probably a collaborator; but that photo proves nothing to me.

21 posted on 07/10/2014 8:39:44 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: SeekAndFind

Taliban flipping the bird at Obama using Twitter.

I’d laugh if it wasn’t so scary.


22 posted on 07/10/2014 8:44:17 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

I just don’t see anything in this picture except a guy who is very uncomfortable to be there, and trying not to look scared.


23 posted on 07/10/2014 8:46:28 AM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: llmc1

Looking furtive, scared and suspicious to the point of paranoia; That seems to be his most natural expression. Another trait he shares with his father, who has been accused of stalking and disturbing at least two young women.


24 posted on 07/10/2014 8:49:31 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: all the best

Perfume doesn’t always cover the scent.


25 posted on 07/10/2014 8:53:38 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: SeekAndFind
Bergdahl forehead and eyebrows show concern.

Lips and shoulders look relaxed.

Conflicted Bergdahl or just bad at having his picture taken! Is that other dude throwing a gang sign?/s

JM very HO!

26 posted on 07/10/2014 8:54:22 AM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: Sans-Culotte

Your comment: “That photo proves nothing to me.” Is in direct contrast to your graphic showing Michael Jackson at the height of his creepiness. Maybe your juxtapostion = Irony and admission of agreement.


27 posted on 07/10/2014 8:59:15 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: butterdezillion

I’ve been spreading perfume for years. It took somebody with your intellect to uncover me. Nothing more dishonest or weaker than somebody who refuses to admit he is wrong. Very unmanly and insecure.


28 posted on 07/10/2014 9:01:08 AM PDT by all the best
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To: all the best

“By the way what is the going rate for trolls, just so I know not getting cheated.”

I was wondering that, too
Lol.


29 posted on 07/10/2014 9:38:16 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: all the best; nuconvert
Adm. James Stockdale is a far superior example of proper behavior while in captivity.
30 posted on 07/10/2014 9:42:37 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

“Adm. James Stockdale is a far superior example of proper behavior while in captivity.”

Very True.
Not everyone is Admiral Stockdale.


31 posted on 07/10/2014 9:56:31 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: all the best

How obvious is that?

Really. People are going so far here as to discredit d greenfield. There’s no better correspondent

In the us military, it is not like some guy broke into your house

Bergdahl deserted to go hang out with these guys

But as a pow, you don’t jump through hoops for these guys

Do people not know that?


32 posted on 07/10/2014 9:58:05 AM PDT by stanne
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To: nuconvert

Greenfield is not egotistical.

Plus, he has a basic awareness of the code of behavior of an authentic pow

And This is not it


33 posted on 07/10/2014 10:00:21 AM PDT by stanne
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To: SeekAndFind

Butt hole buddies......


34 posted on 07/10/2014 10:02:29 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had ENOUGH Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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To: nuconvert

Stockdale is an example. There were 600 VN POWs. Not one acted like bergdahl not one wandered off base looking for the enemy. And the only person smiling for a photo op wit the north Viet nam troops was Jane Fonda. That’s whom I think of when I see this Fonda photo


35 posted on 07/10/2014 10:07:17 AM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne

Eh. The only AMERICAN smiling, that is


36 posted on 07/10/2014 10:08:01 AM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne

The attitude some posters come in with has an odor all its own. The odor of an agenda, and in this case it’s to discredit Greenfield. A scent dripping with self-congratulations.


37 posted on 07/10/2014 10:10:29 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: SeekAndFind

There is an eight letter word that comes to mind when seeing this photo. Starts with C and ends with E.


38 posted on 07/10/2014 10:14:08 AM PDT by stellaluna
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To: butterdezillion

Discrediting Greenfield.

That’s some goal


39 posted on 07/10/2014 10:17:31 AM PDT by stanne
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To: lee martell
Your comment: “That photo proves nothing to me.” Is in direct contrast to your graphic showing Michael Jackson at the height of his creepiness. Maybe your juxtapostion = Irony and admission of agreement.

The MAD magazine cover shows that Alfred E. Neumann is indeed "worried" as he stands next to MJ. The pic of Bergdahl and his captor was purportedly showing that he was BFFs with his captors. I think it may well show that he is scared and is smiling the nervous sort of smile as Alfred E was. And the poses are similar. So, my comment is in line with the graphic. The obnly way your comment makes sense is if Alfred E is, in fact, not worried.

40 posted on 07/10/2014 10:31:10 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: nuconvert

It’s possible to be “not Admiral Stockdale” without also being “cheerful collaborator”.


41 posted on 07/10/2014 10:41:02 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

As I said, he looks scared & hungry to me.


42 posted on 07/10/2014 10:48:19 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

I’ve seen scared and hungry.

I’ve been scared and hungry.

He’s not scared and hungry.


43 posted on 07/10/2014 11:31:39 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: stanne

Yeah. It’s bizarre for “conservatives”.


44 posted on 07/10/2014 11:38:26 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Haqqani was killed in a US drone strike in August 2012.”

Drones rock!


45 posted on 07/10/2014 12:43:01 PM PDT by LeonardFMason (LanceyHoward would AGREE)
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To: gr8eman
Pictures tell a lot...and the look on that guy’s face tells me he is truly happy and probably a poof!

If I could caption that picture: I told him that I would respect him in the morning and the dhimmi fell for it.

46 posted on 07/10/2014 1:42:30 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: all the best

bttt


47 posted on 07/10/2014 1:45:43 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: butterdezillion

48 posted on 07/11/2014 4:24:36 AM PDT by humblegunner
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