Prisoner swaps, U.S. vs. Israeli style: Bergdahl and Shalit
Unequal trades: Shalit for 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, and five Taliban thugs for the U.S. soldier. But the Bergdahl controversy can’t divert Republicans from deciding their strategy for U.S. foreign policy.
It’s going to be some time before we know what really happened when Private Bowe Bergdahl went missing from his unit in Afghanistan and then fetched up as a prisoner, if that’s what he was, of the Taliban. But it’s not too early to say that this is shaping up as a major controversy, not only about Bergdahl’s own behavior —before his disappearance sent his family an email saying he was “ashamed to be...
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