President Obama ordered the release of five Gitmo detainees in trade for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his Taliban captors in Afghanistan. But on second look – did we get one jihad convert for the release of five jihadists? And did Barack Obama purposely allow Robert Bergdahl, the father of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, to sanctify and claim the White House for Islam? by Rodney Lee Conover:
Here’s a mighty strange tweet from the father of Bowe Bergdahl. It has since been deleted – but wow – can your dad get Stockholm Syndrome when it’s you being held captive?
Like Obama doesn’t have enough going on without dad making it look like he traded Five Aces for a sympathizer? I guess he didn’t know his son was coming back and this might be a little bit of a PR problem for the President? That was sarcasm. Congress isn’t that happy either:
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last known American POW, was freed after five years in captivity — his ordeal being one of disagreement to say the least. President Obama “negotiated” a deal for the Sergeant’s release, apparently without too much input from other lawmakers.
Republicans on the Senate and House armed services committees went so far as to accuse President Obama of having broken the law, which requires the administration to notify Congress before any transfers from Guantanamo are carried out. Not that Republicans ever do anything about Obama breaking the law, but they’re just sayin’ – you know?
Bergdahl is apparently speaking in what appears to be Pashto, said his dad, Bob Bergdahl – the Duck Dynasty guy in the photo with President Obama. It was not clear whether his son can still even speak English, Bob said.
When the father spoke to his son — for the first time in five worried years — it was to say both in Pashto and English, “I am your father, Bowe.”
What? The dad speaks “Pashto”? I don’t know – that sounds weird to me. I guess he went looking for his son and learned the language, fine, but after you see dad’s Tweets, read the son’s emails – it’s like an episode of Homeland – you don’t know who is who.
To me, here is the outrage which was allowed and of course, not reported in the mainstream. Fortunately, I’m here:
Clare Lopez, a former CIA operations officer and intelligence expert said dad’s first words at the White House were “bism allah alrahman alraheem” – which means “in the name of Allah the most gracious and most merciful.” These are the opening words of every chapter of the Qur’an except one (the chapter of the sword – the 9th) – by uttering these words on the grounds of the White House, Bergdahl (the father) sanctified the White House and claimed it for Islam. There is no question that Barack Obama (and Valerie Jarret) know this.”
Either way – Obama has another scandal on his hands:
The Taliban and all our terrorist adversaries now have a strong incentive to capture Americans, that’s for sure, now that they know it’s 5-for-1 minimum. And they might have sent us the Manchurian POW from the looks of things.
Bergdahl — who had grown disillusioned with the mission in Afghanistan, to say the least — was captured under unclear circumstances after emailing his parents he was “ashamed to be an American… I am sorry for everything. The horror that is America is disgusting.”
Some of his fellow soldiers in his unit have claimed he was a deserter. Within an hour of the announcement that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to U.S. special forces by the Taliban Saturday evening, Army Times’ Facebook page lit up with hundreds of comments. Most not that happy:
Stephen Kirouac, company commander at Fort Bragg called Bergdahl a “dirtbag” and “sympathizer.” “He is a dirtbag that now should spend the next 20yrs+ in Leavenworth … his fellow soldiers were affected by his actions, he is a sympathizer and deserves to be tried for desertion.” Way to sugar coat it Steve.
“Since WHEN do we negotiate with terrorists!?!? “ said Jeff Lambert, a specialist in the Army National Guard. Well, Jeff , we kinda been doin’ that for a while now.
The New York Post recounts it this way:
One night, after finishing a guard-duty shift Bowe Bergdahl asked his team leader whether there would be a problem if he left camp with his rifle and night-vision goggles — to which the team leader replied “yes.”
Bergdahl then returned to his bunker, picked up a knife, water, his diary and a camera, and left camp, according to Rolling Stone. The next morning, he was reported missing, and later that day, a drone and four fighter jets began to search for him.
Weeks of searching turned into months. The military pushed his parents and fellow soldiers to sign nondisclosure agreements. But before everyone signed, a comrade from his unit publicly called on Facebook for Bergdahl’s execution as a deserter.
Propaganda videos of his captivity — which featured Bergdahl denouncing American foreign policy — were released.
Five years later, Bergdahl was picked up by Special Forces in western Afghanistan, near the Pakistan border. He faces a long recovery regardless of any other circumstances.
And what did the Taliban get in return, you ask? The five Afghan detainees at the prison in Guantanamo Bay are among the most senior Afghans still held at the prison – five notorious Islamic militants. All five were assessed to be high risk, in other words — “likely to pose a threat to the U.S., its interests and allies,” according to secret Defense Department reports released by Wikileaks.
Mullah Mohammad Fazl, Mullah Norullah Noori, Abdul Haq Wasiq, Khairullah Khairkhwa and Mohammed Nabi Omari are set to be released from Guantanamo Bay Detention Center in Cuba, The Daily Beast reported.
“They are undoubtedly among the most dangerous Taliban commanders held at Guantanamo,” said Thomas Joscelyn, a senior editor at the non-profit Long War Journal.
All five were major Taliban officials. According to Pentagon dossiers leaked by Wikileaks, details on four of the terror suspects reveal:
• Mohammad Fazl was the terrorist group’s former deputy minister.
• Abdul Haq Wasiq was a former deputy minster of intelligence.
• Mr. Khairkhwa was a former heroine trafficker and Taliban governor of Herat.
• Norullah Noori was personally asked by Osama Bin Laden to participate in northern drug wars.
I think John McCain summed it up the best: He described the detainees as “vicious and violent Taliban extremists.” But then he just had to say; “I am eager to learn what precise steps are being taken to ensure that these vicious and violent Taliban extremists never return to the fight against the United States and our partners or engage in any activities that can threaten the prospects for peace and security in Afghanistan.” Um, Senator – this is the Obama Admin we’re talking about.
Also when Bergdahl went missing, there was a huge effort to find him, perhaps because of the fear he may have defected. These missions of course put the lives of dozens of soldiers in otherwise unnecessary risk as they searched through Taliban territory. Were any killed looking for Bergdahl? Should we check WikiLeaks?
It is being reported on other websites that a half-dozen died while on missions to find Bergdahl. If this is true, he already has blood on his hands.
This is a very dangerous moment in American History…
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