The government’s charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

December 27, 2015 8:04 AM

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (2nd R) of Hailey, Idaho, leaves a military courthouse with his attorney Lt. Col. Franklin Rosenblatt (L) on Dec. 22 in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Bergdahl was arraigned on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. He was captured by the Taliban and spent five years in captivity before being freed in a prisoner exchange. (Sara D. Davis, Getty Images)

Noah Feldman’s suggestion that “misbehavior before the enemy” is an obscure charge does not acknowledge the articles regarding Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that have already been reported but now seem to be suppressed. Any citizen or soldier who has knowingly assisted to “aid and abet the enemy” may be charge...

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