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Bowe Bergdahl: The full background briefing

Going walkabout in Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban and suffered years of torture. Despite the risks his comrades took on rescue missions, he was spirited into Pakistan and only released in a prisoner exchange. And then the questions started. The Army called him a deserter and worse but refused to reveal the conclusions of its preliminary inquiry. Meanwhile, the Serial podcast tried to undermine thetop-brass case.