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Remembering Peter Kassig

Peter Kassig went to the Middle East to fight as an Army Ranger. He returned as an aid worker, providing medical assistance to the victims of Syria’s civil war. 162 more words

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Freed American journalist on reuniting with his family

American journalist Peter Theo Curtis said he had no idea how many people were thinking of him and working to secure his release. He briefly spoke to reporters after arriving back at his family’s home. 60 more words

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The Prosperous Face of Terrorism

Prominently rising in the Bergdahl controversy is the issue of paying ransom to terrorist kidnappers, never mind the fig leaf the Obama administration resorted to by using the Qatar government as an intermediary in negotiating his release. 566 more words

Anderson Cooper on Bowe Bergdahl: Many in cable news don't like to admit when we don't know all the facts

There are plenty of unanswered questions in the case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. That’s not stopping some from rushing to judgment. Anderson shines a spotlight on what he describes as ‘thinly-sourced and highly questionable reporting.’ 48 more words

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What is it like to escape from the Taliban?

A U.S. official tells CNN that Sergeant Bergdahl may have tried to escape from his Taliban captors on at least two occasions. Investigative reporter David Rohde was held for seven months by the Taliban before he succeeded in escaping. 16 more words

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Breaking down the video of Bergdahl's walk to freedom

The video of Bowe Bergdahl’s handover is fueling the controversy surrounding his release. The Taliban is using the recording as propaganda. Now every move on the video is being analyzed. 75 more words

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