Well, that didn’t take long.

U.S. Army launches formal investigation into Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion and captivity after the Taliban claimed he was a collaborator

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh has announced a formal investigation into the circumstances of Bowe Bergdahl’s 2009 disappearance
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Martin Dempsey said that ‘like any American, he is innocent until proven guilty’
  • A major classified file exists on Bergdahl’s conduct in the army before his captivity and during it, a Pentagon official told Fox News
  • Report claims that many in the defense department have concerns he may have been an ‘active collaborator with the enemy’
  • It comes after Taliban claims in 2010 that the soldier converted to Islam and changed his name to Abdullah while being held
  • Was scheduled to be promoted for a second time in absentia this summer and legal experts say he could receive five years’-worth back pay

The Sunday Times spoke with Taliban deputy district commander in Paktika, who called himself Haji Nadeem, who told the newspaper that Bergdahl taught him how to dismantle a mobile phone and turn it into a remote control for a roadside bomb

I love this, the money quote.

The entire episode is becoming a headache for President Obama who hoped that he would be seen as a triumphant commander in chief for bringing Bergdahl home.

You have to ask yourself.  How does the world’s smartest man willingly make an unforced mistake like this?

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About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. Tea Party supporter. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read. 66 years old and have a new girlfriend!
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