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What the 'Serial' Podcast Revealed About Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl
We've reached the final and 11th episode of the second season of the most popular podcast in America, "Serial." This season intricately explored the high-profile case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He left his outpost in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years until his
Classified Information at Center of Latest Bowe Bergdahl Hearing
The key issues at this morning’s pretrial hearing relating to charges against Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl were access to over 300,000 pages of classified information and witnesses who could disclose classified information. Bergdahl faces an Army court-martial on charges of desertion and misbehavior
Bowe Bergdahl Enters No Plea at Arraignment
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deferred entering a plea this morning against charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, after he allegedly deserted his unit in 2009 and was then held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years. Bergdahl was arraigned at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and
Bowe Bergdahl to Face General Court Martial
Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl ’s case has been referred to a general court martial, where he could face a life sentence if convicted of misbehavior before the enemy and he could face five years of prison time if convicted of desertion. On June 30, 2009, Bergdahl walked away from his unit’s remote
Bowe Bergdahl Reveals Why He Left Afghan Military Base
Sgt. Bergdahl's phone conversations with filmmaker Mark Boal are featured in the new season of the podcast "Serial."
Identities of Officers Who Spoke to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers About Bin Laden Raid Are Not Public, Judge Rules
Names of Officials Given to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers Not Public, Judge Rules
Defense Report Omits Panetta's SEAL Team 6 Disclosure
The final Defense Department watchdog report on the military’s cooperation with the makers of film “Zero Dark Thirty” largely clears the department of wrongdoing, but leaves out two instances in which, according to a previous version of the report, then-CIA chief Leon Panetta and a...
After Leak, Rep. King Demands 'Zero Dark Thirty' Disclosure Report
Draft IG Report, Published Online, Says Leon Panetta Incidentally Disclosed Secret Info to Filmmaker
Past Political Oscar Wins
This year the big winner at the Academy Awards won't be a specific actor or movie, but a whole category of films. Politically-focused movies like Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln are all favored to win at least one Oscar category at Sunday's 85th Academy Awards, with a combined total of 24
'Zero Dark Thirty' Screenwriter Responds to Film's Controversy
Mark Boal on the Senate inquiry into his Oscar-nominated film about the hunt for bin Laden.