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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl smiles with
Taliban official in "captivity" pic

New York Post, by Joe Tacopino

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/10/2014 8:39:46 AM

This POW looks more like a BFF. 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 ­casually has his arm resting 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

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/10/2014 8:51:36 AM     (No. 9918081)

There was a famous pic of U.S. POWs (several, 3 or 4 maybe) during the Vietnam war. The North Vietnam captors displayed them to the cameras, showing how happy they all were, sent it to AP. But all of the POWs were photographed giving the "middle finger salute". A Public Relations exploding cigar.



This dirtbag Berhdahl should be court martialed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dcomd, 7/10/2014 8:56:23 AM     (No. 9918089)

#1, there was also the famous pictures of the crew of the USS Pueblo and their famous ´Hawaiian Hello´:

http://usspueblo.org/Prisoners/The_Digit_Affair.html

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/10/2014 8:58:26 AM     (No. 9918091)

There are many questions yet to be answered about Bergdahl, his abandonment of his post and his time in captivity. But, a photo such as this one doesn´t resolve anything. We´ve all seen such photos, as earlier posters have pointed out. Who knows what might have pressured that mini-smile? I don´t.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jebediah, 7/10/2014 8:59:17 AM     (No. 9918093)

The "problem" with pinning anything on the Obama administration is that scandal after scandal crops up in rapid succession, and it is really hard to focus. When the five top Al Queada releases do their damage, the Press will probably say it is because some NEW President is not vigilant enough, and again Obama will skate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/10/2014 8:59:49 AM     (No. 9918095)

Didn´t realize Pfc. Bergdahl was such a little guy. They look very chummy. I believe this Taliban leader had Bergdahl living in his home for at least part of his time in captivity.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pearson365, 7/10/2014 9:20:34 AM     (No. 9918127)

Photo will be ignored by US Army "investigators " who are investigating the investigation they did 5 years ago when Bergdahl deserted. New inquiry will surely note that Bergdahl was suffering from pre-Post Traumatic Stress syndrome, and that his superiors should have been aware that his "pre" symptoms such as not wanting a second dessert should have alerted them to his future psychological problems.

Bergdahl will not face a court martial because it will only draw attention to Obama´s treasonous release of 5 senior killers & maimers of American troops. Bergdahl will simply be the soldier son Obama always wanted.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 7/10/2014 9:31:45 AM     (No. 9918146)

´Mysteriously drifted away?´ Now we know what these journalists learn in college.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/10/2014 9:59:50 AM     (No. 9918189)

How strange is it that those who publicly stated Bergdahl deserted have NOT been question as yet. Guess they want to stick with the story, the truth is not welcomed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 7/10/2014 10:17:23 AM     (No. 9918214)

General Court NOW

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 7/10/2014 10:29:02 AM     (No. 9918226)

Wonder who does their laundry? It don´t look like Arab dress.

Nice shot of a Cheshire cat proprietarily holding on to his little bird.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/11/2014 12:59:57 AM     (No. 9919314)

Seems so cool to be anti-American today./s

How happy is he to be traded for five of the worst of the worst ?

Shame on Zippy for buying the lie.

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