No Man Left Behind

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US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was set free by his Taliban captors last weekend. Since then, a debate has been raging in the US over whether he deserted his outpost in Afghanistan when he went missing five years ago, or if he had been taken prisoner against his will, or if it was a bit of both? We hear how it is not the first time the US military has faced this conundrum. Bergdahl was released in exchange for five Taliban prisoners being held at Guantanamo. We get an update on some other detainees at the controversial US military prison in Cuba. Also, we meet a singer who was homeless in Nashville before making it big in Sweden. And we hear how cocktails get such memorable names.

(Photo: Signs of support with images of US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Credit: Reuters)

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Sun 8 Jun 2014 14:32 GMT

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