Bob Bergdahl

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Bergdahl Refusing to See, Speak to Parents

Families angered by return to active duty

(Newser) - A weird twist in the Bowe Bergdahl case: The soldier has refused to see or speak to his parents since he was freed after five years as a Taliban captive six weeks ago, an Army official tells the Wall Street Journal , which notes that the decision points to "deeper... More »

Jon Stewart Takes on Haters of 'Muslim' Bergdahls

While Colbert mocks his so-called cage

(Newser) - Bowe Bergdahl has been taking a lot of heat on cable news, with pundits—particularly on Fox—calling him un-American or worse. "In just a few days this guy ... went from 'guy who left base without permission' to 'Muslim terrorist Kennedy assassin,'" Jon Stewart observed... More »

Now a Bergdahl Tweet Is Raising Eyebrows

Bowe's father, Bob, reportedly directed it at a Taliban rep

(Newser) - There has been no shortage of criticism surrounding the release of Bowe Bergdahl, and a now-deleted tweet is joining the roster of things being picked apart. As the Washington Post reports, Bergdahl's father, Bob, last week tweeted the following: "I am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners.... More »

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