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Bowe Bergdahl

  1. Bowe Bergdahl Avoids Prison Time After Pleading Guilty to DesertionA judge sentenced Bergdahl to a dishonorable discharge but spared him time behind bars.
  2. Bergdahl Takes the Stand, Apologizes to Wounded Soldiers“It was never my intention for anyone to be hurt, and I never expected that to happen,” he said.
  3. Trump’s Statements Interfere With Bowe Bergdahl’s SentencingThe president commented on the case again last week.
  4. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion, Faces Life in PrisonHe also pleaded guilty to endangering the troops who searched for him.
  5. Bowe Bergdahl to Plead Guilty to Desertion Before the EnemyHe could spend the rest of his life in prison.
  6. serial
    Mark Boal Settles With the U.S. Government Over Bowe Bergdahl TapesBoal will not have to turn over confidential recordings.
  7. lawsuits
    Mark Boal Sues Federal Government Over Bowe Bergdahl TapesHe seeks to prevent the government from subpoenaing his interviews with the former POW.
  8. crimes and misdeamnors
    Court Rules Bowe Bergdahl’s Defense Can Use Classified InformationHis case, which was stalled until this ruling was made, can now go forward.
  9. serial recap
    Serial Season-Two Finale Recap: ‘Present for Duty’Few topics are impenetrable enough to deserve this sort of ending. Love, maybe. Death. Certainly war.
  10. serial recap
    Serial Season Two, Episode 10 Recap: ‘Thorny Politics’To be upset that the general public doesn’t understand the tough position Bergdahl’s actions put his battle buddies in is shallow, petulant, and beside the point.
  11. serial recap
    Serial Season 2, Episode 9 Recap: ‘Trade Secrets’We hear about the prisoner swap that brings Bergdahl home.
  12. serial recap
    Serial Season 2, Episodes 7 and 8 Recap: ‘Hindsight’ Parts 1 and 2For the first time this season, I really saw myself in Bergdahl. That’s what brought me to tears.
  13. serial recap
    Serial Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: ‘5 O’Clock Shadow’Sarah Koenig calls this episode a “zoom-in,” but it’s more complicated than that.
  14. kathryn bigelow
    Kathryn Bigelow Is Making a Detroit Crime DramaSorry, Serial season 2 fans.
  15. serial recap
    Serial Season 2 Episode 5 Recap: The Bureaucratic Shell Game“American military bureaucracy … didn’t help get Bergdahl home any faster.” 
  16. serial recap
    Serial Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: ‘The Captors’Koenig and Co. seemed to be laying down context to understand later episodes.
  17. serial recap
    Serial Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: ‘Escaping’If an existential divide separates civilians from soldiers, then another one, equally unfathomable, divides the soldier from the POW.
  18. podcasts
    Inside the Making of Serial Season TwoHow the podcast scaled up from Adnan to Afghanistan.
  19. Bowe Bergdahl Appears in CourtThe next hearing in his desertion case is scheduled for January 12. 
  20. serial recap
    ‘Serial’ Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: The Golden ChickenHearing the Taliban’s side of the story.
  21. ‘Serial’ Season 2, Episode 1 Recap: Bowe Bergdahl’s Crazy Story This isn’t your usual POW tale.
  22. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Will Face Court-MartialThe news comes a week after the first episode of the second season of “Serial” dropped. 
  23. prisoner of war
    What ‘Serial’ Listeners Should Know About the Bowe Bergdahl CaseYou can still join in the theorizing, even if you haven’t been following the story.
  24. recaps
    The 3 Most Interesting Things About ‘Serial’ Season 2 Episode 1, ‘Dustwun’Listening to Bergdahl speak is itself fascinating.
  25. zomg serial's back
    ‘Serial’ Composer on Season Two’s Ambient SoundLess guitar, more synths.
  26. serial
    ‘Serial’ Is Back!It tells the story of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
  27. media
    Upcoming Season of ‘Serial’ Will Focus on Sergeant Bowe BergdahlSarah Koenig was spotted at the alleged deserter’s hearing last week.
  28. What Happens to Most AWOL Soldiers?Looking back at Wil Hylton’s story, “American Deserter.”
  29. Congress Proudly Condemns Bergdahl Swap Instead of Voting on Real LegislationThey’re shouting it from the rooftops. 
  30. prisoner of war
    Bowe Bergdahl Tells ‘His Own Story’ to Army InvestigatorHis lawyer said it was “unadversarial,” with “not a thumbscrew in sight.”
  31. prisoner of war
    Why Bowe Bergdahl Is Back on Active DutyIt may just be a prelude to disciplinary action.
  32. prisoner of war
    Bowe Bergdahl Is Going Back on Active DutySix weeks after being released from Taliban captivity.
  33. prisoner of war
    Bowe Bergdahl Has Been Venturing Out in PublicIt seems his reception has been positive, so far.
  34. prisoner of war
    Army Has ‘No Reason to Believe’ Bergdahl Collaborated With the TalibanThough they’ve yet to question him.
  35. prisoner of war
    Bowe Bergdahl Moved to Outpatient TreatmentA week and a half after returning to the United States. 
  36. based on a true story
    Kathryn Bigelow and Todd Field Plan Competing Bowe Bergdahl FilmsHollywood loves a true story.
  37. prisoner of war
    Bowe Bergdahl Is Back in AmericaThe “reintegration process” could last weeks or longer.
  38. sad things
    Bowe Bergdahl’s Ayn Rand-ian JournalThe returned Taliban prisoner sent his notebook to a friend before leaving his post in Afghanistan.
  39. bergdazi
    Most Americans Oppose the Bergdhal SwapFifty-one percent to be exact. 
  40. bergdazi
    Bowe Bergdahl’s Parents Receive Death Threats As Son Begins Recovery Bob and Jani Bergdahl still haven’t spoken to Bowe.
  41. bergdazi
    Bowe Bergdahl Was Known to WanderThe Army’s classified report reveals new details about the former POW. 
  42. cable news news
    CNN Seriously Comparing Bowe Bergdahl to Brody From HomelandFrom the network that brought you supernatural Flight 370 theories.
  43. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Bergdahl and Forever War FatigueA freed POW has become a pawn in the fallout over a failed military adventure.
  44. controversies
    Taliban Video Shows First Footage of Bowe Bergdahl’s ReleaseAmid reports that he looked “alarming” in a recent video.
  45. bergdazi
    Republican Strategists Are Helping Bowe Bergdahl’s Critics Get Their Stories OutDiscussion about the American POW is becoming increasingly partisan.
  46. 3 Things Research Tells Us About Bowe BergdahlThis will not be an easy return for him.
  47. conspiracy theories
    U.S. Spy or Taliban Sympathizer? A Guide to Bowe Bergdahl Conspiracy TheoriesThe POW isn’t home yet, but he’s already poised to be the next right-wing obsession.
  48. the military
    Fellow Soldiers Criticize Bergdahl They say his actions led to the deaths of his fellow troops.
  49. international intrigue
    Not Everyone Is Happy With the Release of American POW Bowe BergdahlSome members of the GOP worry that the Obama administration negotiated with terrorists.
  50. international intrigue
    Taliban Releases Captured American Soldier After Five YearsIn exchange for five Afghan prisoners.