Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in desertion case - News Summed Up

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in desertion case

Bergdahl, 31, was released in May 2014 after a highly-criticized deal in which five Taliban terrorists were set free. Obama was criticized by Republicans for the 2014 Taliban prisoner swap that brought Bergdahl home, while President Donald Trump harshly criticized Bergdahl on the campaign trail. Bergdahl, who's from Hailey, Idaho, previously chose to have his case heard by a judge alone, rather than a jury. BERGDAHL DECLARED JIHAD IN CAPTIVITY, DOCUMENTS SHOWSerious wounds to service members who searched for Bergdahl are expected to play a role in his sentencing. The former CIA operative told Fox News Bergdahl was captured along with others, and sold to the Haqqani network in Pakistan within four days.

Source: Fox News October 16, 2017 10:49 UTC