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Questions Abound Over Why Bergdahl Left Afghan Post

A classified Pentagon investigation suggests Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked off his post in Afghanistan, though it does not conclude he deserted. He was held captive for 5 years.
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Senators Get Background Briefing On Sgt. Bergdahl's Release

With criticism mounting on Capitol Hill of a prisoner swap that traded 5 jailed Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, some military, intelligence and diplomatic officials briefed senators.
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Afghans Must Pass Anti-Money Laundering Law Or Face Blacklist

The international community has told Afghans to fix their banks and pass anti-money laundering legislation by June 22. If officials fail to do so, the country will be blacklisted for five years.
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Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed Bergdahl

The Pentagon says there's no reason to question the authenticity of a video the Taliban released Wednesday. The exchange went smoothly, including a handshake between U.S. and Taliban representatives.
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Congress Furious At White House Over Prisoner Swap

Lawmakers don't much like the deal, which traded five Taliban fighters held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. They are also mad about how it was done behind their backs.
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Administration Defends Bowe Bergdahl's Release Amid Criticism

President Obama said that regardless of the circumstances of the Army sergeant's capture by the Afghan Taliban, "we still get an American soldier back if he's held in captivity."
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In Bowe Bergdahl's Release, As Many Questions As Answers

The release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five senior members of the Taliban has been cheered as well as criticized. A look at why the move has been so polarizing.
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Sgt. Bergdahl's Hometown Rejoices At His Long-Awaited Release

Bowe Bergdahl spent five years in Taliban captivity; he was released Saturday. He is still weeks away from returning to his hometown of Hailey, Idaho, where residents are celebrating his freedom.
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Taliban Release U.S. Soldier Taken Hostage In 2009

POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed Saturday after five years in captivity. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Sean Carberry in Kabul, Afghanistan, for the latest information.
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What Is Courage?: 'Korengal' Breaks Down War In Afghanistan

The documentary follows up on Sebastian Junger's Oscar-nominated film Restrepo. Junger says, "I'm hoping as the soldiers understand their experience better through this film, civilians will as well."

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