Wednesday, June 04, 2014
ITS TIME FOR ISRAEL TO ELIMINATE ALL THE ARAB-MUSLIM COUNTRIES AROUND ISRAEL
MID EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CAUSED BY EGYPTIAN TOMB BATS-TO CAMELS-TO HUMANShttp://israndjer.blogspot.ca/2014/06/mid-east-respiratory-syndrome-caused-by.html
SPAINS KING JUAN CARLOS ABDICATES-SON FELIPE TAKES OVER AS THE KING OF SPAIN AND KING OF JERUSALEM-A TITLE THE KING OF SPAIN HAS ATTACHED TO ITS TITLEhttp://israndjer.blogspot.ca/2014/06/spains-king-juan-carlos-abdicates-son.html
ISRAEL SATAN COMES AGAINST
1 CHRONICLES 21:1
1 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.
7 Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble;(ISRAEL) but he shall be saved out of it.
1 And at that time shall Michael(ISRAELS WAR ANGEL) stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people:(ISRAEL) and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation(May 14,48) even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro,(WORLD TRAVEL,IMMIGRATION) and knowledge shall be increased.(COMPUTERS,CHIP IMPLANTS ETC)
3 A fire devoureth (ATOMIC BOMB) before them;(RUSSIAN-ARAB-MUSLIM ARMIES AGAINST ISRAEL) and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.(ATOMIC BOMB AFFECT)
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)
47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
ITS TIME FOR THE WORLD TO TELL ISRAEL TO NUKE ALL THE MUSLIMS COUNTRIES AROUND ISRAEL.TO GET RID OF THE ISRAEL HATER MALES NOW.NOW ISRAEL NOW.NUKE THEM ALL ISRAEL-GOD GAVE USE THE LAND NOT THE MADE UP PALESTINIAN MALES THAT ALWAYS COME AGAINST USE IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE.AND THE ARAB-MUSLIMS MALES ARE CALLING FOR THE KILLING OF EVERY JEW ON EARTH.SO I'M CALLING ON THE WORLD TO KILL EVERY ARAB-MUSLIM MALE IN ANY COUNTRY AROUND ISRAEL.TWO CAN PLAY THE PROPAGANDA OF KILLING IN THE NAME OF THE SEX FOR MURDER-72 VIRGIN-ALLAH MOON GOD CULT ISLAM.THIS CULT OF ISLAM BEHEADING AND SAVAGE RETARD MALES HAS TO BE ELIMINATED FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH.SO ISRAEL NUKE THEM ALL NOW WITH YOUR ATOMIC WEAPONS.
Netanyahu tells AP he is 'troubled' by US decision
By JOSEF FEDERMAN -JUN 3,14-YahooNews
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister said Tuesday he is "deeply troubled" by the United States' decision to maintain relations with the new Palestinian unity government, urging Washington to tell the Palestinian president that his alliance with the Hamas militant group is unacceptable.The blunt language used by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reflected the Israeli government's disappointment and frustration over the international community's embrace of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' new unity government.Netanyahu has urged the world to shun the government because it is backed by Hamas, an Islamic group that has killed hundreds of Israelis in attacks over the past two decades. But late Tuesday, both the U.S. and European Union said they would give Abbas a chance."I'm deeply troubled by the announcement that the United States will work with the Palestinian government backed by Hamas," Netanyahu told The Associated Press, saying the group has murdered "countless innocent civilians.""All those who genuinely seek peace must reject President Abbas' embrace of Hamas, and most especially, I think the United States must make it absolutely clear to the Palestinian president that his pact with Hamas, a terrorist organization that seeks Israel's liquidation, is simply unacceptable," he said.Israel and the West have branded Hamas a terrorist group. But Israel's allies in Washington and Europe have said they will maintain ties to the new government — and continue sending hundreds of millions of dollars in aid — as long as it renounces violence and recognizes Israel's right to exist.Abbas says the new Cabinet is committed to these principles. It is made up of apolitical technocrats who have no ties to Hamas.Hamas, which remains sworn to Israel's destruction, has agreed to support the government from the outside.Abbas' Fatah movement and Hamas formed the new government Monday in a major step toward ending a seven-year rift that left the Palestinians divided between two governments. Hamas seized control of the Gaza Strip from Abbas' forces in June 2007, leaving him only in control of autonomous areas of the West Bank. The division is considered a major obstacle to any future peace agreement.Netanyahu's comments were the latest salvo in a competition between Israel and the Palestinians to win over international opinion following the collapse of Mideast peace talks in late April. Each side has been eager to portray the other as the intransigent party that led to the failure.Abbas' prime minister, Rami Hamdallah, told reporters Tuesday that the government is committed to all agreements previously reached with Israel and would continue the president's "programs of peace," aimed at establishing an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel."We call on the international community to immediately recognize the government and continue to support the Palestinian political leadership efforts to enable the government to face all political challenges, especially the Israeli policies that hinder the political and economic stability in the region," Hamdallah said.___
Associated Press writer Alon Bernstein contributed to this report.
OBAMA SWAPS 5 MURDERERS FOR CIA OP PUPPET I PRESUME-1st update june 1,14http://israndjer.blogspot.ca/2014/06/obama-swaps-5-murders-for-cia-op-puppet.html
OTHER BERGDAHL STORIES (DESERTER TRUTHS)
NOW WE FIND OUT BOWE WAS A DEFECTER AND JUST WALKED OFF BASE AND COLABERATED WITH THE TALIBAN IT WAS HEARD OVER A RADIO BY A ARMY PERSON.AND NOW WE GOT THIS STORY THAT THE WHITEHOUSE DESPITE OBJECTIONS WANTED THESE 5 MURDERERS SET FREE.I KNEW SUNDAY WHEN I JUNE 1,14 WHEN I PUT THE ORIGINAL STORY ON.I SMELT SOME KINDA OBAMA AND HIS MUSLIM SYMPOTHYISM OR CIA CONNECTION TO OBAMA.
ITS 8AM JUNE 4,14 AND THE TALIBAN HAS RELEASED A VIDEO OF THE SO CALLED BOWE EXCHANGE OVER NIGHT.
I THINK THIS VIDEO WAS PUT OUT BY THE OBAMA ADMINASTRATION WITH THE HELP OF THE TALIBAN THEMSELVES.TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE THE TALIBAN ARE SUCH PEACE LOVING PEOPLE NOW.OBAMA IS TRYING TO MAKE THIS ALSO LOOK LIKE HE IS SUCH A HERO FOR GETTING BOWE RELEASED FROM A BUNCH OF MURDERING MUSLIMS.
MEANWHILE IF BOWE IS IN SUCH ROUGH CONDITION LIKE THE MEDIA CLAIMES. HE CAN'T SPEAK ENGLISH OR IS SO MALNURISHED.HOW COME BOWES SITTING IN A VEHICLE TALKING WITH HIS SO CALLED CAPTURES.THEN CRYING TO THAT CAPTURE BECAUSE HES BEING RELEASED.I DON'T KNOW WHATS GOING ON HERE. BUT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS TRYING TO MAKE THE TALIBAN AS WELL AS HIMSELF LOOK LIKE HEROS.INSTEAD OF THE BLATANT MURDERERS THEY ARE.
THEN ON THE VIDEO WE SEE THE BLACK OP COPTER COME DOWN AND LAND.THE BLACK OPS GET OUTTA THE COPTER AND GO TO GET BOWE FROM THE TALIBAM HERO BISCUITS WITH THERE WHITE FLAG OF PEACE FLYING IN THE AIR IN THE HANDS OF ONE OF THE MURDERER TALIBAN MUSLIMS.OR SHOULD I SAY AS THE GODLESS MEDIA CALLS THESE ARAB AND MUSLIM MURDERERS "FREEDOM FIGHTERS".
THEN WE SEE BOWE WHO THE MEDIA MAKES IT SOUND LIKE HES ON HIS DEATH BED IN THE HOSPITAL - DEATHLY TRYING TO RECOVER FROM THE 5 YEARS UNDER TALIBAN.MEANWHILE HES WALKING JUST AS NORMAL AS I WOULD TO THE HELICOPTER.HES SURE NOT BEING PUT ON A STRETCHER AND CARRIED TO THE BLACK OP BLACK HELICOPTER.AND WHAT DID HE HAVE IN THE BAG IN HIS HAND.WAS IT PAPERS FOR HIS NEXT CIA OP HE HAS TO DO FOR OBAMA.TO MAKE OBAMA LOOK MORE LIKE A HERO BISCUIT.
THIS IS BEING DONE BY THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE ARAB-MUSLIM MURDERERS LOOK LIKE THE PEACE AND UTOPIA NEW AGE NUTCASE THINKING. THAT OH A MUDERER CAN BE SUCH A PEACEFUL GROUP.AND THAT WE OBAMA CAN NOW PUT THESE MURDERERS IN THE WHITEHOUSE WITH A SUIT AND TIE AND LET THEM BE PEACE NEGOTIATORS FOR THE WHITEHOUSE.AND THE NEXT THING WE WILL SEE IS THE WHITEHOUSE WILL HOARD THOUSANDS OF THESE TALIBAN MURDERERS AND START PUTTING THEM IN ELECTIONS AROUND AMERICAN COUNTRIES.AND GETTING THEM ELECTED IN TO THE CONGRESS AND SENATE SO THAT ISLAM CAN TOTALLY TAKE OVER AMERICA AND IMPOSE SHARIA LAW THAT ALL AMERICANS WILL BE FORCED UNDER.
WE KNOW THIS IS SOME KINDA SETUP TO STEAL AMERICANS RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS FUTHUR.UNDER THE GUISE OF A PEACE LOOVING UTOPIA PRISONER RELEASE.OR ITS GOING TO BE ANOTHER 911 SOMEWHERE.A FALSE FLAG THAT OBAMA WILL BE ABLE TO CANCEL THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS.AND JUST NAME WHO HE WANTS AS THE LEADERS AFTER THIS GIGANTIC FALSE FLAG EVENT WHATEVER IT IS.IT WILL UNFOLD FROM HERE ON IN.WE GOTTA KEEP OUR EYES OPEN AND WATCH AND ESPECIALLY TAKE NOTE OF WHAT THE LEADERS OF GOVERNMENT ARE TALKING ABOUT.THEY ALWAYS TIP THERE HAND IN THERE SPEECHES AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS WHATS COMING.BUT THEY DISQUISE IT AS WHAT COULD HAPPEN SINERIO.SO BE ALERT AND REALLY LISTEN TO WHAT THE LEADERS SAY FROM HERE ON IN.THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT PUPPETS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER OR ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT CRUE ARE UP TO SOMETHING BIG.
AND THE BIBLE SAYS THE EU WILL LEAD THE WORLD GOVERNMENT.AND IS IT NOT ODD THAT JUST 2 DAYS AFTER THIS SO CALLED PRISONER MURDERER RELEASE THAT OBAMA JUST HAPPENS TO TAKE A TRIP T0 POLAND AND OTHER ALLIES IN THE UKRAINE AS WELL AS NATO AND TODAY.OBAMA IS ON HIS WAY TO BRUSSELS TO TALK WITH VAN ROMPUY THE EUROPEAN UNION PRESIDENT AND THE NEW G-7 WITHOUT PUTIN..THERE DEFINATELY IS SOMETHING BIG ON THE STEAL PEOPLES RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS AROUND THE WORLD.I CAN JUST SENSE IT.OR MAYBE THE NWO CROWD ARE READY TO HAVE A WORLD STOCK MARKET CRASH TO STEAL EVERYBODYS BANK ACCOUNTS AND HAVE A ONE WORLD MICROCHIP IMPLAMENTATION SYSTEMS ENFORCED ON ALL THE WORLDS CITIZENS.THEN THEY CAN CONTROL OUR EVERY MOVE.
White House Overrode Internal Objections to Taliban Prisoner Release
By Massimo Calabresi @calabresim 3:26 PM ET-JUNE 3,14--TIME
To pull off the prisoner swap of five Taliban leaders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the White House overrode an existing interagency process charged with debating the transfer of Guantanamo Bay prisoners and dismissed long-standing Pentagon and intelligence community concerns based on Top Secret intelligence about the dangers of releasing the five men, sources familiar with the debate tell TIME.National Security Council officials at the White House decline to describe the work of the ad hoc process they established to trade the prisoners, or to detail the measures they have taken to limit the threat the Taliban officials may pose. They say consensus on the plan was reached by the top officials of Obama’s national security team, including representatives from the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence community and Joint Chiefs of Staff. “These releases were worked extensively through deputies and principals,” says National Security Counsel Deputy for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes. “There was not a dissent on moving forward with this plan.”But officials in the Pentagon and intelligence communities had successfully fought off release of the five men in the past, officials tell TIME. “This was out of the norm,” says one official familiar with the debate over the dangers of releasing the five Taliban officials. “There was never the conversation.” Obama’s move was an ultimate victory for those at the White House and the State Department who had previously argued the military should “suck it up and salute,” says the official familiar with the debate.Obama has broad authority under Article II of the U.S. Constitution to order the prisoner exchange as commander in chief of America’s armed forces. The lengths to which he went to bring it about show how determined he was to resolve the lingering issue of America’s only prisoner of war in Afghanistan.The Obama administration first considered whether the five men were safe to release at the very start of his term as president. In January 2009, Obama ordered a Justice Department-led review of all 240 Guantanamo Bay detainees. The five Taliban leaders were found to be high risks to return to the fight against Americans, confirming Bush administration assessments of the threat they posed, according to officials familiar with the group’s findings. “These five are clearly bad dudes,” says a second source familiar with the debate over their release, adding that the detainees are likely to return to the fight.Thereafter, the administration established a regular process for handling the release of detainees from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Releases were considered and approved through the “Guantanamo Transfer Working Group” which comprised officials from the State Department, the Pentagon, the intelligence community, the Department of Homeland Security and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Over time, 82 detainees have been released by the Obama administration, according to the latest report to Congress by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
The question of the release of the five Taliban leaders was a recurrent subject of debate in the administration and was a key element of the behind the scenes effort by the State Department and the White House to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban. The transfer of the five was discussed as a possible confidence-building measure to pave the way for a deal. The debates over their release were contentious, officials familiar with them say.Those opposing release had the benefit of secret and top secret intelligence showing that the five men were a continuing threat, officials familiar with the debate tell TIME. But in the push from the White House and the State Department to clear the men, opponents to release found themselves under constant pressure to prove that the five were dangerous. “It was a heavy burden to show they were bad,” says the second source familiar with the debate.Opponents of release say absent a peace deal with the Taliban, the release makes no sense. “When our military is engaged in combat operations you’re always going to err on the side of caution,” says the first official familiar with the debate. “Just conceptually, how much sense does it make to release your enemy when you’re still at war with him?”During previous debates, opponents were aided by a law passed by Congress during Obama’s first term that required the administration to certify to a set of onerous conditions that the administration said were nearly impossible to meet. That changed thanks to the efforts of Sen. Carl Levin, who managed to weaken certification standards in the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act to allow the Secretary of Defense to release Guantanamo prisoners when it is in the national security interests of the United States.That change made it easier for the President to exert his commander in chief powers in effecting the prisoner swap. So far the White House has said little about the measures they negotiated to assure the men would not be a threat upon release. Administration officials have said the men will remain in Qatar under a one-year travel ban. Under existing procedure, released detainees are monitored by the CIA station chief in the country where they reside. On Tuesday, Obama said he had confidence the U.S. would “be in a position to go after them if in fact they are engaging in activities that threaten our defense.”
But Republicans now question whether the president has gone too far, even under the new law, which still requires 30 days’ notice ahead of a release from Guantanamo Bay. Administration officials told members of the Senate armed services and intelligence committees “repeatedly they weren’t going to [release the five men] and they would be notified and consulted if they did,” says a GOP Senate aide. The committees were only notified after the fact.At least one member of the Senate did have advance notice. “We were notified of the plan to secure Sergeant Bergdahl’s release on Friday,” said Adam Jentleson, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. A spokesman for Republican House Speaker John Boehner, however, told TIME that there was no advance notice given to the leader of the House. Senate Intelligence Chair Dianne Feinstein was not informed in advance, either, and on Tuesday Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken called her to apologize for the oversight, she told reporters.The White House said Tuesday the President had exercised his constitutional authority out of a sense of urgency for Bergdahl’s safety. “Delaying the transfer in order to provide the 30-day notice would interfere with the Executive’s performance of two related functions that the Constitution assigns to the President: protecting the lives of Americans abroad and protecting U.S. soldiers,” National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement released to the press. “Because such interference would significantly alter the balance between Congress and the President, and could even raise constitutional concerns, we believe it is fair to conclude that Congress did not intend that the Administration would be barred from taking the action it did in these circumstances,” Hayden said.Jack Goldsmith, a Bush administration veteran of the battles between the executive branch and Congress over Commander-in-Chief powers in the war against terrorists, says Obama may have been acting legally. On the website Lawfare Tuesday he wrote, “If the statute impinged on an exclusive presidential power, the president properly disregarded it and did not violate it.”Even many of those who opposed the release in the past accept the president has the power in conflicts to effect a prisoner swap. “We have done prisoner swaps in the past,” says the first official familiar with the debate over the release. But, the official added, “That’s been in international armed conflict where you have a state with which you can negotiate and you can say this guy will not go back to the fight.”–with additional reporting by Zeke Miller and Alex Rogers/Washington
IS THIS ANOTHER BENGHAZI DRUG-GUN RUNNING COVERUP
THE FATHER OF BOWE IS HEAVILY INVOLVED WITH BIKERS.COULD THIS ALL HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENTS DRUG SMUGGLING AND GUN RUNNING WITH MEXICO OR AL-QUIDA.WE KNOW SOMETHING IS REALLLY DEAPLY HAPPENING WITH THIS 5 MURDERER SWAP FOR BOWE BERDAHL.THE MORE I HEAR ON TV.THE MORE IM SURE ITS A CIA OP SWAP MAYBE OBAMA GAVE AL-QUIDA DRUGS AND GUNS TO KILL AMERICAN SOLDIERS.AND BOWE WAS THE CIA OP LEADER OF THIS.AND POSSIBLE HIS DAD AND HIS BIKER BUDDIES MIGHT HAVE BEEN GETTING THE GUNS AND DRUGS IN CASE THE TRUTH WAS REVEALED TO THE WORLD-LIKES COMING OUT NOW.AND OBAMA WOULD HAVE A COVER-BECAUSE OBAMA WOULD GIVE THE GUNS AND DRUGS TO THE BUKERS WHO WOULD GIVE THEM TO BOWE TO HANDOVER TO AL-QUIDA.AND IT COULD ALL BE DISQUISED AS A PRISONER SWAP.TO MAKE OBAMA LOOK LIKE A HERO FOR FREEING THEIR LAST SOLDIER UNDER AL-QUIDA.AND THIS MAKES PERFECT SENSE SINCE OBAMA DONE THE DEAL FAST,QUICK,TENSE,PEACEFUL AND SECRETIVE.AND THEN REVEALS THIS VIDEO TODAY TO MAKE IT LOOK LEGIT.
AND ALSO NOW I HEARD ON TV THAT BOB THE FATHER CONVERTED TO ISLAM. WELL THIS FINAL STRAW SETS ALL MY STUFF INTO PERFECT UNITY.BOB TURNS MUSLIM.OBAMA AND HIM AND THE BIKERS GUN SMUGGLE TO THE TALIBAN THREW BOWE.AND THEN THE TALIBAN,AL-QUIDA CAN KILL AMERICAN SOLDIERS WITH AMERICAN GUNS THAT BOB-OBAMA,BOWE AND THE TALIBAN SET UP.THEN THEY SETUP THIS FRAUD PRISONER SWAP TO LET THE MOST DANGEROUS TALIBAN MEMBERS FREE TO LEAD THE KILL AGAINST AMERICAN SOLDIERS.AND THEN THE 5 CAN EACH START THEIR OWN SEPARATE TALIBAN GROUPS AND MOVE AROUND TO OTHER MUSLIM COUNTRIES AND KILL OFF AMERICAN SOLDIERS WERE EVER OBAMA WANTS AMERICAN SOLDIERS KILLED OFF IN FALSE FLAG ATTACKS.
SUSAN RICE THE BENGHAZI PROPAGANDIST WAS AT IT AGAIN SUNDAY.SAYING BOWE IS IN SO MUCH ROUGH SHAPE OR THE EVALUATION AS THIS LUNATIC PROPAGANDIST SUSAN RICE CLAIMES IT IS.I WONDER WHAT THE MUSLUM-ARABS IN QUATAR GET OTTA THIS.A BIG DRUG RUNNING CAMPAIGN.
RICE CONTINUES OBAMA AND HIS ADMINISTRATION ARE HEROS FOR GETTING THIS DEAL DONE.WE NEVER HAD 30 DAYS .WE HAD TO GET THIS DONE QUICK.THE RISK WAS MITIGATED AND WE GOT BOWE BERGDAHL BACK HOME FAST.QUATAR WILL GLADLY TAKE CARE OF THE 5 MURDERERS THAT WE EXCHANGED FOR BERGDAHL.
RICE SAYS EVEN IF BERGDAHL IS A DESERTER.WE WILL LET HIM OFF.HE SUFFERED SO MUCH ALREADY IN THE LAST 5 YEARS.
THIS LUNATIC RICE IS LEFT RIGHT OFF WERE SHE DID ON THE BENGHAZI PROPAGANDA TRAIL.
SUSAN RICES PROPAGANDA ABOUT BERDAHL
THIS TIME 6 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AS A RESULT OF THIS DESERTER BOWE BERGDAHL.AND. WE NEVER HEARD ANYTHING ABOUT IT AGAIN FROM RICE LIKE USUAL.WHEN SHE POURS THE BULL PROPGANDA OUT FOR OBAMA.OBAMAS PUPPET MOUTHPIECE.
The curious case of Bob Bergdahl’s apparent tweet to the Taliban-Washington Post-By Abby Phillip June 2 at 4:34 pm
(L-R) Jami Bergdahl smiles as she and her husband, Bob Bergdahl, join U.S. President Barack Obama for a statement about the release of their son, prisoner of war U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington May 31, 2014. Obama, flanked by the parents of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier who is being released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an
Since Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was captured in the mountains of Afghanistan in 2009, his father had become an expert on Guantanamo Bay’s detainees. It was out of necessity, because the Taliban demanded that the United States free prisoners from Guantanamo in exchange for Bergdahl.“No family in the United States understands the detainee issue like ours,” Robert Bergdahl said in a 2011 plea to his son’s captors.So it wasn’t entirely unusual when Bergdahl apparently published a tweet last week about Guantanamo’s detainees. Except this tweet was directed at a Taliban spokesman. And it came just four days before it was announced that his son was finally being released.
“I am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners,” the tweet said, according to various screen grabs. The tweet was subsequently deleted. “God will repay for the death of every Afghan child, ameen.”
Bergdahl’s father’s deleted tweet a smoking gun?http://t.co/XqL86tKHht #tcot pic.twitter.com/A9yKTxKsJR — slone (@slone) June 2, 2014
The elation over the release of America’s only prisoner of war has mixed with questions about the circumstances of his disappearance — and the cost of his return.The recent tweet has only fanned those flames in some quarters.Former GOP Rep. Allen West labeled it a potential “smoking gun.”
“Folks, this is either a very bad case of Stockholm Syndrome or something far more nefarious is at stake,” wrote West, a popular conservative activist. “Regardless, there is more to this than meets the eye of Obama making a unilateral decision and announcement on a Saturday — when he believes no one is watching.”Bergdahl’s critics view the tweet as another demonstration of the father’s and son’s contempt for their own country. But the elder Bergdahl’s Twitter feed — @bobbergdahl — tells a more nuanced story.In addition to calling for the release of Guantanamo detainees, Bergdahl also tweeted in solidarity with a a host of prisoners elsewhere, including abducted journalist James Foley, who was detained in Syria; Saeed Abedini, an American Christian pastor jailed in Iran; and Kenneth Bae, an American jailed in North Korea.Bergdahl has also used Twitter to stay in constant contact with his son’s supporters and sympathizers, tweeting often about his son and sharing articles about the war in Afghanistan interspersed with a few anti-war links and videos.It’s unclear why this particular tweet was deleted: A spokesman for the family told The Post on Monday that Bob and Jani Bergdahl were asked by the media about the now-missing message upon their return to Idaho from Washington. But the Bergdahls didn’t discuss it.“They just nodded their head in acknowledgement of the question, but they didn’t address [it] in their remarks,” said Col. Timothy Marsano, the family spokesman.During their long, painful wait for their son’s safe return, the Bergdahls have vacillated between quiet, consistent remembrance and outspoken activism.After his son’s capture, Bergdahl appeared to pour himself into an effort to find solidarity with his missing son. He grew a long beard and learned Pashto and Urdu, languages spoken along the Afghan-Pakistan border.And it has been no secret that he offers compassion to his son’s captors.“Strangely to some we must also thank those who have cared for our son for almost two years,” Bergdahl said in the 2011 video message to the Taliban. “We know our son is a prisoner and at the same time a guest in your home.”Last year, during a rally hosted by the P.O.W. activist organization Honor-Release-Return, Bergdahl commented that the Taliban treated his son “fairly.”“Bowe and the other Americans in captivity have been extremely fortunate not to be badly mistreated by the Taliban,” he said, referring to other unnamed Americans in captivity, as he often does.At times during the last five years, he considered taking matters into his own hands. He thought about going to Pakistan to retrieve his son himself.“I’ll talk to them,” he told Rolling Stone Magazine in a 2012 profile. “I’ll bring him home myself.”And he has said he maintains constant e-mail contact with a Taliban member with knowledge of his son’s whereabouts. When negotiations stalled in 2012, the Bergdahls spoke out forcefully in favor of the exchange of Guantanamo prisoners for their son, in an interview with the Idaho Mountain Express — even while they praised the U.S. government’s handling of the situation. Mr. and Mrs. Bergdahl … are advocating that the Pentagon and the White House consider swapping one or more U.S. prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for their son.“I’m pushing it hard,” Mr. Bergdahl said. “We started out by trying to encourage the Taliban to take care of our son. … Now, we’re worried that the government isn’t concerned enough to put him on the (negotiating) table.” …Mr. Bergdahl said he believes a deal to swap Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo for Bowe would be a “win-win” for the United States—his son could be returned safely to Idaho and the government could foster goodwill with the Afghan people.After five years of waiting, the U.S. finally did.Abby Phillip is a general assignment national reporter for the Washington Post. Before that, she covered national politics for ABC News and campaign finance and the White House for Politico. Abby is a Washington, D.C.-native and a graduate of Harvard University. Follow her on Twitter @abbydphillip.
New reports: Bergdahl left note declaring intention to desert, renounce citizenship the night he walked off-by Joe Saunders | Bizpac Review | June 4, 2014
Evidence keeps building that the Obama administration may have traded terrorists for what some would call a traitor.Bowe Bergdahl, the Army soldier whose capture by the Taliban five years ago led President Obama to release five terrorist ringleaders on Saturday, not only deserted his post in hostile territory but left behind a note announcing he was disgusted with the American mission in Afghanistan and wanted renounce his American citizenship, according to news reports.Citing a former military official familiar with the investigation, The Times New York Times reported Tuesday that Bergdahl, who was a private at the time of his disappearance near the Pakistan border, took a backpack, water, knives and a notebook.He left behind his weapons – and his soldier comrades, who were forced to spend the next 90 days in a futile search for him. Some might have died as a result.“Everything that we did in those days was to advance the search for Bergdahl,” a former medic in Bergdahl’s outfit, told The Times. “If we were doing some mission and there was a reliable report that Bergdahl was somewhere, our orders were that we were to quit that mission and follow that report.”This being The Times, the report notes that the medic spoke in an interview “arranged by Republican strategists,” but it does make clear that Bergdahl’s was widely known to have deserted, rather than captured by the Taliban while one duty.Meanwhile, Fox reported Tuesday that not only had Bergdahl’s note declared his his intention to desert, but that it “suggested that he wanted to renounce his American citizenship and go find the Taliban.”“U.S. military officials would not confirm the existence of the letter, but if it does exist, it would likely be part of the original file on the investigation into Bergdahl’s disappearance,” Fox reported.Bergdahl’s father, Robert, has come in for criticism for Twitter postings supporting freedom for terrorists being held in Guantanamo Bay and for praying to Allah in Arabic during a White House appearance with Obama on Saturday. Disagreeable, maybe, but a man trying to save his son’s life might do a lot of crazy things.
A government is different.
With every day that goes by, indications keep building that the Obama administration violated a law that required the president to inform Congress before any Guantanamo Bay prisoners were transferred; overturned a longstanding U.S. policy of refusing to negotiate publicly with terrorists, and handed a determined enemy a victory by releasing five of its top commanders — all to win the release of a soldier who deserted his comrades U.S. and left a written statement declaring his intention to do so.And all of this is happening at a time the administration was desperate to get attention away from the Veterans Administration scandal that’s rocked Obama for a week. Commentators like MSNBC’s Chuck Todd have even said the White House expected news of Bergdahl’s release to be greeted with euphoria.According to recent reports, administration insiders say its foreign policy can be boiled down to “Don’t do stupid sh*t.”You’d never know it.