The Lie of Fools: The Last American POW

The Lie of Fools: The Last American POW







With President Obama announcing the possibility of a "negotiated peace" - and prisoner swap - with the Taliban to end the disaster that is Afghanistan, an in-depth account of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war, Private Bowe Bergdahl, whose own tour of duty was marked by the same confusion and delusion as the war, and the "army of liars, backstabbers, fools, and bullies" he tried to walk away from almost three years ago. From Rolling Stone.

"I have seen their ideas and I am ashamed to even be American. The horror of the self-righteous arrogance that they thrive in. It is all revolting." - Bergdahl's last email to his parents, a few days before he went missing.


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