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‘We Needed to Get Him Out’: Hagel Defends Bergdahl Operation

Posted on Jun 1, 2014
‘We needed to get him out’: Hagel defends Bergdahl operation (via AFP)

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday an operation to free soldier Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for Taliban prisoners was undertaken to save his life, as the insurgents’ leader hailed the swap as a “big victory”. Bergdahl, the only US soldier captured…

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