Was trade for Bergdahl really a good deal?

Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 8:16 AM
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  • Very good observations. Thank you.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Wed, Apr 1, 2015, at 11:25 AM
  • The UCMJ specifies several different levels of formality with which infractions can be dealt. The most serious is a general court-martial. An article 32 hearing is required before a defendant can be referred to a general court-martial

    -- Posted by MsMarylin on Wed, Apr 1, 2015, at 11:57 AM
  • Brian, it seems to me that more information is needed before people should be commenting on whether Obama made a good deal. Isn't this about the Bergdahl case, and not another partisan judgement call on Obama?

    I think you should pick the point that you want to make because I think that you are trying to let each point add weight to the other point.

    1. Bergdahl is guilty without an article 32 hearing and without a court martial. That's weak because we haven't heard his defense and these legal proceedings haven't occurred.

    2. Obama made a bad deal. Are you suggesting that we leave our military behind or that you personally know of a better deal that would have gotten Bergdahl back to the United States?

    Conjecture without facts bores me.

    -- Posted by Sam_1776 on Wed, Apr 1, 2015, at 8:08 PM
  • Oh great defender, can someone even mention his name without you rattling your saber in his defense?

    -- Posted by MrMister on Fri, Apr 3, 2015, at 7:26 PM
  • I myself am waiting for someone to say what the better deal was. Maybe MrMister has some knowledge of that?

    -- Posted by Geordey on Fri, Apr 3, 2015, at 8:01 PM
  • BRIAN....like the rest of the media your article is out of place.The courtsmartial needs to proceed and the facts determined from that.Good or BAD DEAL HAS NOT ONE THING TO DO WITH OUR CODE OF CONDUCT !!!!!!! I AM SURE THE JOINT CHIEFS HAD THERE INPUT IN THIS !!!!!!

    Your use of CAPT Sijan was out of place also,THERE IS NO COMPARISSON.I WAS AT KORAT WHEN HE GOT SHOT DOWN and as a vietnamm vet I resent the so called comparison.You need to talk to military people before you write something like this !!!!!!! HAVE A GOOD DAY

    -- Posted by lamont on Sun, Apr 5, 2015, at 11:44 AM
  • always right.......we don't leave people !!!! we even took one back from north korea not that long ago.It is what makes us who wear the uniform do what we do !!!!!! I can tell you this the military doesn't bring general courts martials unless they have a case.He will more than likely go to jail.That wont satisfy some but it will bring this to a close.

    You seem to be real upset about bergdahl ! how do you feel about snowden ???? We will never know how many people that person got killed !!!!!!

    -- Posted by lamont on Wed, Apr 29, 2015, at 5:18 PM
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