On May 31st President Obama announced, triumphantly, the return of the last POW from Afghanistan.
The following day National Security adviser, Susan Rice declared that the prisoner, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, had served his country with honour and distinction.
It’s not every deserter that enjoys such high praise.
And the cost, the prisoner exchange saw five hardened Taliban fighters put back into the field.
Well it’s one way to empty Gitmo.
The debate rages but I think <this piece> sums it up nicely.