Political fallout from the deal made between the U.S. and the Taliban to release captive U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl continues to cause political headaches for the Obama Administration.
The White House says the deal that freed Bowe Bergdahl was made necessary by the soldier’s declining health and America’s commitment never to leave soldiers on the field of battle. Opponents say that administration negotiated with terrorists, breaking a long-held policy stance, and made a bad deal to secure Bergdahl’s release, CBS News notes.
Adding to the administration’s woes, a number of former soldiers who served with Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan have given TV interviews questioning how he came to be held by the Taliban, according to CNN. Read