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Obama administration ´to offer
Taliban 5 Gitmo prisoners in exchange
for last Afghanistan POW Bowe Bergdahl
who has spent four years captive´

Daily Mail (UK), by James Nye

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/18/2014 1:54:45 PM

The Obama administration will attempt to resume talks with the Taliban to free the only known American soldier in captivity in exchange for the release of Taliban prisoners held at the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The move is an attempt to free Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl before the majority of US forces leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the report in the Washington Post said, citing current and former officials. The swap would trade Bergdahl for five Taliban members who would be released from Guantanamo Bay into protective custody in Qatar, the Post reported.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 2/18/2014 2:08:44 PM     (No. 9737300)

Israel traded thousands of Palestinians for one of their soldiers, Obama is such a piker./s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/18/2014 2:21:46 PM     (No. 9737322)

I want that boy back home. It´s a terrible situation to be forced into negotiating with terrorists, but Obama isn´t the first president cornered into doing so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: US Veteran, 2/18/2014 2:23:45 PM     (No. 9737324)

´´just in time for elections´´.

This kid should have been home a long time ago.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 2/18/2014 3:01:08 PM     (No. 9737377)

There was initial speculation that this soldier was a deserter.

He simply walked off base and happened to wander into an area where he was welcomed with open arms.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: chumley, 2/18/2014 3:43:11 PM     (No. 9737429)

He gets the best of both worlds. He gets an American back for the propaganda value here at home, and five of his Moslem killers back on the battlefield.
I´m sure hes doing a happy dance.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/18/2014 3:53:16 PM     (No. 9737439)

I´m sorry for Bowe Bergdahl, but this sets a bad precedent and will cause more American soldiers to be held hostage.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 2/18/2014 6:59:50 PM     (No. 9737631)

Send the exchange prisoners back castrated so they can´t reproduce.

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