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nndb bull Bergdahl the army sergeant who spent five years at the Taliban prisoner now facing court martial as a deserter DRB on Monday ordering Bergdahl be tried for desertion and behavior for leading his post in Afghanistan in two thousand nine charges that could bring life in prison David Alexander is following the story the fact that he %HESITATION actually going to face a court martial with a bit of surprise because initially the the general officer in charge of the case , and %HESITATION had said that he did not believe that was the course of action is appropriate that the the Bergdahl was not you know a sympathizer of the Taliban he shouldn't be court martialed infection that would be subject to some sort of , a string of punishment earlier hearing Bergdahl defense that he suffered some of the worst abuse of any U. S. prisoner of war including torture and beating being featured in the popular podcasts cereal then he left his Afghan outpost to highlight poor leadership that endangered lives , but prosecutors concluded his actions merited harsh penalties wouldn't think that but immigrants fellow soldiers in the field at the time that , that %HESITATION they had all been placed in jeopardy annnnd that impact some people had been killed as a result of the search for him after his disappearance of the investigating officers found that track was not the case dnmt burger was released in may twenty fourteen in exchange for five Taliban held at Guantanamo bay Cuba