Confirmed by Wikileaks: Bowe Bergdahl deserted and tried to contact the Taliban

The Wikileaks document dump of hundreds of thousands of messages and reports from the US military in Afghanistan contains some vital information on the case of Bowe Bergdahl. Two days after Bergdahl disappeared, US signals intelligence intercepted radio and cell phone communications that show Pvt. Bergdahl was in a village about two miles away asking around to see if anyone spoke English. He wanted to contact the Taliban, say the intercepts. Jake Tapper has the story of Bergdahl's disappearance as told by former Army Sgt. Evan Buetow: Within days of his disappearance, says Buetow, teams monitoring radio chatter and cell phone communications intercepted an alarming message: The American is in Yahya Khel (a village two miles away). He's looking for someone who speaks English so he can talk to the Taliban. "I heard it straight from the interpreter's lips as he heard it over the radio," said Buetow. "There's a lot more to this story than a...(Read Full Post)