Skip to comments.American prisoner languishes in Afghanistan as bureaucrats do nothing
Posted on 10/20/2013 9:03:35 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Just what is holding up the release from captivity of the only American POW, Sgt. Bowe Robert Bergdahl, 27, of Ketchum, Idaho? Is this beloved 27 year old American soldier now a ping pong ball in the Afghanistan-US peace talks? Or is he being held as a bargaining chip between our State Department and Senate because President Obamas aim to close Guantanamo Prison in Cuba is being thwarted by Congress which doesnt want it closed?
And, if as the Taliban supposedly demands, America must release five prisoners being held in Gitmo to show confidence before Sgt. Bergdahl can be freed, how come two Algerians held at Guantanamo Bay prison for a decade have been returned...
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The only real concern soetoro has is that this soldier be murdered, as is his wont for Americans.
Allowing Blackmail by an enemy consisting of medieval animals, who respect neither rule of war, rule of diplomacy or normal human behavior is a losing proposition. Always has been, always will be.
Turn Afghanistan loose. All of it, "friends" and enemies alike.
Cut off ALL aid of every sort. Give them an ultimatum, and let them deal with the results.
I understand that B-52s are still in service, still very efficient and their existence could be made hell. Give them an ultimatum, and then follow through.
That we would exchange dozens of known two-legged killers for one fellow citizen may be philosophically sound, but strategically suicidal.
Leet the barbarians sort themselves out.
-——Have leaders on both sides simply lost their own humanity? -——
The Taliban are not even human and our side could care less since their is no poltical upside to making this happen....
Bad time to need the Old America.
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