Questions begin about Berghdal release . . . Washington Post
Some in the military raise concerns over the cost of rescuing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, while Republicans question the Obama administration’s decision-making.
Resentment among Bergdahl’s peers . . . Washington Post
Bergdahl’s departure from his Afghan post in 2009 led to a massive search that some say endangered troops, and some service members think he should be held accountable.
Cruz: Have we put a price on U.S. soldiers? . . . Newsmax
“The terms of the deal are very troubling . . . how many soldiers lost their lives to capture those five Taliban we released?”
Mullah Omar: This is a big victory . . . AFP
Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar Sunday hailed the release of five senior insurgents in exchange for U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl as a “big victory”.
EPA seeks to cut emissions 30 percent . . . Associated Press
The proposal is one of the most significant steps the U.S. has taken to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.
Rule poses dangers for Democrats . . . Politico
The EPA rule poses obvious dangers in November in coal country and other energy-rich states.
GOP Obamacare fears come true . . . Politico
A shift to a bigger, more permanent Washington-controlled system is instead underway — without preparation, funding or even public discussion.
Obama trip to be dominated by Ukraine . . . National Journal
The plan had been for an amiable time with Putin