24 Jun 2014

Lawyer for US army deserters talks about Bowe Bergdahl's case

From Nine To Noon, 11:25 am on 24 June 2014

The controversial case of US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, released after five years in Taliban captivity in exchange for five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. Questions have been raised about the circumstances of Bergdahl leaving his army outpost in Paktika province in Afghanistan without authorisation. The 28-year-old is recovering at a military hospital in Texas while an investigation is underway into his disappearance. James Branum is a lawyer who specialises in representing military deserters and conscientious objectors.