Susan Rice Defends Bergdahl Comments, Calls His Service 'honorable' - Cnn.com

Some soldiers who served with Bergdahl have claimed he deserted his post in Afghanistan. An Army-led investigation, which was conducted in the months after Bergdahl disappeared in 2009, found he left the outpost deliberately and on his own free will, according to a military official who was briefed on the report. Is the U.S. negotiating with terrorists? Negotiating the release of Bowe Bergdahl There was no definitive finding that Bergdahl deserted, because that would require knowing his intent -- something Army officials couldn't do without talking to the soldier. The military said it is investigating the matter further.