Tag Archive: Hostage Swap

Jun 03 2014

Bowe Bergdahl & American Honor

Hostage situations are like minefields for American presidents; stumbled upon unexpectedly while never ending well. Jimmy Carter’s presidency effectively ended when Iranian militants stormed the US Embassy in Tehran, taking hostages that were held for 444 days. The darkest moments of Ronald Reagan’s presidency came when he effectively traded weapons to Iran to secure the …

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