Was Bergdahl High on Hashish When He Was Captured?
New information suggests that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who was exchanged for five Taliban commanders, was captured in 2009 after he walked off his base and got high on hashish.
Catherine Herridge reported on "The Real Story" that this new intelligence comes from a former CIA officer who is speaking publicly for the first time.
"An American soldier along with two or three Afghan soldiers had been captured," former CIA Deputy Director Dewey Clarridge said. "They were, using the Pushka word, 'deewana,' which in this case meant high on hashish."
Herridge reported that Clarridge said he had no idea who the soldier was at the time, but later learned that it was believed to be Bergdahl.
"This new intelligence gathered immediately after his disappearance undercuts reporting that Bergdahl intended to leave base to report problems in his chain of command," Herridge said, adding that these claims were deemed credible by the former second-in-command at the United States Special Operations Command, Lt. Gen. David Fridovich (Ret.).
"The lawyer for Bergdahl, whose military proceedings have now been delayed until September, declined to answer Fox's questions," Herridge said.
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