James Rosen: Bowe Bergdahl’s Collaboration With Taliban ‘As Serious As You Can Imagine’

From Fox News.

Fox News reporter James Rosen claimed intelligence sources have told him not only that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl willingly collaborated with the Taliban, but that his involvement with the terrorist group may be “as serious as you can imagine.”

Rosen spoke with Bill O’Reilly Wednesday night about his ongoing conversations with intelligence and Pentagon officials regarding both old and new investigations into Bergdahl’s likely desertion and possibly treasonous activities.

“My reporting has shown that the intelligence community also undertook a separate [from the Army] investigation of Sgt. Bergdahl,” Rosen explained, “both his final period of active duty that culminated in that mysterious evening, and also his conduct over the past five years, which is said to have been a period of captivity.”

“Alright, now why would — you say the intelligence, I assume that’s defense intelligence, the CIA, all those people — why would they bother investigating a sergeant who was taken captive?” O’Reilly asked. “I mean, why would they spend those resources?”

“Well, with greatest proximity, because they were tasked with doing so,” Rosen responded cagily. “But my reporting on this is that there are many inside the intelligence community who harbor outstanding concerns not just that Sgt. Bergdahl may have been a deserter, but that he became an active collaborator with the enemy.”

The reporter reiterated information regarding Bergdahl’s emails, the packing up of his personal effects, his failure to take certain equipment with him before he left his post and “anecdotal evidence” from Taliban commanders — including how Bergdahl taught Islamist fighters how to reprogram a mobile phone into an IED.

“The last thing I will tell you is — I’m still working on this story, I’m talking to a broad range of sources in and out of the government, in and out of the military,” Rosen explained. “And all I will say is, there are many forms that active collaboration can take. I’m investigating claims that it could go as serious as you could imagine.”

Bergdahl’s sympathies went far beyond his stated goal of “learning about Islam”.  He left a note saying he deserted and wanted to renounce his citizenship. Indications are that during his five years with his new Taliban friends, he taught them a few things about Army operations in the region and apparently a few things about tactical weapons.  Sgt. Evan Buetow, a former member of Bergdahl’s platoon, told Fox News that the attacks his unit endured got more methodical and precise after Bergdahl’s desertion.  A good old fashioned blindfold, cigarette and firing squad would be an appropriate end to Bergdahl’s miserable life.
Note to Rosen: Watch out, buddy. You remember what happened last time you poked Obama in the eye.

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