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Another broken law

...along: Bergdahl, they said, fell into Taliban hands after he willingly and knowingly...exchange is still stupefying: five senior Taliban leaders for one soldier ? a buck private...into his capture is conducted.The five Taliban he was exchanged for are supposed to remain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:OBAMA TRADED FIVE Taliban terrorists for one alleged American deserter. Why doesn't he trade 60,000 Central American children for one U.S. Marine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/rants-raves
Speak against terrorists

...terrorist groups, as being disingenuous, insincere and simply inaccurate.Those named are ISIS, Hamas, Boko Haram, the Taliban, al-Qaida and Hezbollah. They are identified as Islamic terrorists and are in the news for burning churches and killing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-19/speak-against-terrorists
Agent helps real people become Hollywood stars

...a member of the crew of The Enterprise in Star Trek: Into Darkness. Not that he always plays the good guy. He was also a Taliban militiaman in Eagle Eye."It's definitely a what-you-look-like industry," Dalager said with a laugh.Levin, 56...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-18/agent-helps-real-people-become-holl
Bergdahl scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday

...after being released from five years of Taliban captivity, is scheduled to arrive at...and release.Bergdahl was released from Taliban captivity on May 31 and has been at Landstuhl...administration for agreeing to release five Taliban prisoners from detention at Guantanamo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-12/bergdahl-scheduled-arrive-te
More bad trades soon?

...signed by Secretary of State William Seward and Russian Minister to the United States Eduard de Stoeckl.In light of the latest Taliban trade, we should hope President Obama doesn't give Alaska back to Russia within the next two years!

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-12/more-bad-trades-soon
Barrow, Wilson condemn swap of detainees for soldier

...lawmakers ? two Republicans and one Democrat ? to introduce a resolution condemning President Obama's decision to release five Taliban detainees in exchange for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.The resolution, also signed by Reps. Scott Rigell, R-Va...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-11/barrow-wilson-condemn-swap-d
Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds 15 others

...appears to be holding its own against the Taliban but will soon be operating independently...officials said the shooter was killed.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid praised in...out the attack. He did not claim the Taliban carried out the attack, although in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/afghan-soldier-kills-us-
No moral equivalence

...Civilian casualties always are terrible no matter what the numbers. Is there less justification when U.S. drones strike the Taliban and innocents are killed? When America dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, and the ratio of civilians to combatants killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-07/no-moral-equivalence
Rants & Raves

...LET that soldier out when he deserted, but they won't get the one out of Mexico who made a wrong turn? OBAMA TRADED five Taliban terrorists for one U.S. deserter. Why doesn't he trade 60,000 central American child ren for one U.S. Marine? I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/rants-raves