Obama Administration Officials Refuse to Justify Taliban Release

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Obama administration officials refused to fully explain to key senators the justification for freeing five senior Taliban leaders that the White House had once considered to be among the most dangerous prisoners being held in the Guantanamo Bay prison camp, according to senior Senate insiders familiar with a closed-door briefing held Tuesday for members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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House Speaker John Boehner Says Administration Never Consulted with Congress on Taliban Prisoners

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House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday that President Obama may have broken the law in failing to notify Congress of his plans to transfer Taliban fighters from Guantanamo Bay, elevating the battle over this weekend's deal to a constitutional clash between Congress and the executive branch.

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Bowe Bergdahl's Vanishing Before Capture Angered His Unit

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Sometime after midnight on June 30, 2009, Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl left behind a note in his tent saying he had become disillusioned with the Army, did not support the American mission in Afghanistan and was leaving to start a new life. He slipped off the remote military outpost in Paktika Province on the border with Pakistan and took with him a soft backpack, water, knives, a notebook and writing materials, but left behind his body armor and weapons -- startling, given the hostile environment around his outpost.

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Pentagon knew Bergdahl's whereabouts but didn't risk rescue for 'deserter' (Video)

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The Pentagon on several occasions had ground-level intelligence on where Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was being held captive at various times -- down to how many gunmen were guarding him -- but special operations commanders repeatedly shelved rescue missions because they didn't want to risk casualties for a man they believed to be a "deserter," sources familiar with the mission plans said.

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