April 7, 2015

Where Was Bergdahl Going?

Retired Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, who once worked in intelligence, told Fox News’ Bill O'Reilly that he heard from two senior sources that Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl was trying to contact people to take him out of Afghanistan. “He was going to go off to Uzbekistan,” Shaffer said. “He had made contact with local Afghans and wanted to be moved to Uzbekistan and then made contact with the Russians because he wanted to talk to Russian organized crime.” According to Shaffer, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service discovered this after it examined Bergdahl’s computer. Shaffer continued, “I think we’re going to see more and more as this report is made public that there were a number of disconcerting things within Bergdahl.” According to the Military Times, the Army has to follow an obscure regulation. It either had to grant Bergdahl an honorable discharge and $200,000 back pay, or bring charges against him. There’s wiggle room for the Obama administration to bestow benevolence on its favorite soldier. Meanwhile, six soldiers died looking for Bergdahl, and not one of their parents got a White House Rose Garden reception. More…

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