Benghazi, Bergdahl, and the Bomb

President Obama strode to the lectern in the Rose Garden Thursday to announce a “historic” agreement between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran. The preliminary deal made in Lausanne, Switzerland, the president said, “cuts off every pathway Iran could take to develop a nuclear weapon.” I hope he’s right.

U.S. Former War Prisoner Bergdahl Faces Desertion Charges

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Berghdal is pictured in handout photo provided by U.S. Army

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan who was released last summer as part of a controversial prisoner exchange, has been charged with desertion and misbehavior, his attorney said on Wednesday.

Detainee Traded for Bergdahl May Have Contacted Taliban

(Reuters) – U.S. spy agencies are examining intelligence reports that one of five Taliban leaders released from Guantanamo prison and sent to Qatar as part of a deal to free U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl last year may have re-established contact with a militant group, U.S. officials said on Friday.