Bowe Bergdahl: Did We Do The Right Thing? Texas A&M Experts Discuss Negotiating With Terrorists

Article ID: 619162

Released: 11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Texas A&M University

Expert Pitch

The release of Bowe Bergdahl from captivity in Afghanistan in exchange for five Taliban detainees has many Americans left wondering if President Obama did the right thing. Experts at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service are available to comment on the ethics and issues involved in the controversial exchange, as well as to provide a general discussion on the U.S. non-negotiating policy with terrorists. Joe Cerami, former Army colonel and professor of national security, specializes in policymaking and leadership studies and taught at the Army War College and West Point. And Richard Mac Namee, professor of international affairs, specializes in government intelligence operations, terrorism and counterinsurgency. For interviews contact Lesley Henton, Division of Marketing & Communications at Texas A&M University, at lshenton@tamu.edu.


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