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Parents of American Held Hostage by Taliban Say She’s Had Second Child in Captivity
The parents of an American woman held hostage for almost four years in South Asia by Islamist militants said today that their daughter has given birth to a second son in captivity. James Coleman and his wife Lynda of Stewartstown, Penn., revealed that a second grandchild was born to their daughter
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
All US Hostages in Pakistan Could Have Been Saved, Green Beret Says
A combat-decorated Green Beret told Congress today that he fell under criminal investigation by the Army this year after informing Congress about a scuttled deal he tried to cut with the Taliban to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl along with all of the American and Canadian civilian hostages held by
Potential Shift in Hostage Policy: Officials to Recommend Families Be Free to Pay Ransom
Families of American hostages who communicate with foreign kidnappers or raise money and pay ransoms will no longer have to fear prosecution for aiding terrorist groups, a White House-ordered advisory group on U.S. hostage policy is expected to recommend, senior officials told ABC News last week.
US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion
The American solider and former Taliban captive now faces life in prison after the U.S. Army charged him with desertion.
Department of 'Homeland' Controversy: Pakistan and Terrorism
Pakistani officials recently lashed out at the Showtime series "Homeland" for its portrayal of the Southwest Asian nation as a friend to terrorist groups, among other complaints, but according to former U.S. officials and Pakistan experts, it could be a case of a fictional show hitting just a
Pentagon Denies Payments Made for Bowe Bergdahl Info
The Pentagon is denying a suggestion that money was paid for information about Bowe Bergdahl's whereabouts while he was detained by the Taliban or that they were taken in by a con man charging an unspecified large amount of money for intelligence information. The allegation was raised in a Nov. 5
Washington's Whiplash Week
The Note 6/13/14 The Note: Washington’s Whiplash Week By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) NOTABLES THE RACE IS ON: The fight for House majority leader may not be as ferocious as once thought, with Kevin McCarthy knocking out opponents long before the balloting begins, ABC’S JEFF ZELENY...
Defense Secretary Faces Tough Questions on Capitol Hill
Chuck Hagel tells representatives the opportunity to get Bergdahl was, "the last real effort" available to get soldier back.