IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON AND THE..."HOLY MACKEREL!"
Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, has returned to the fray over concern that the integrity of news dissemination is continually being threatened by a partisan media.
I was wrong when I said disturbing details of the Bowe Bergdahl “swap” will emerge next week. They are emerging now and they reveal a defining moment in Barack Obama’s presidency that may well end in impeachment at the hands of his own Democrats.
He has truly betrayed the American people for the last time and, as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, he has betrayed every dead and serving US soldier.
When greeting the parents of deserter Bowe Bergdahl in the Rose Garden even the Left Press were astonished when Obama smiled knowingly at the father, Robert (he had changed his name to Abdullah) Bergdahl’s opening remark: “In the name of God, the merciful, the compassionate”.
It was remarkable not so much for what he said, but that he said it in Arabic: “Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim.”
He tweeted, “I am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners. God will repay for the death of every Afghan child, amen!” He tweeted that in Pashto, the principal language of the Taliban.
Obama had again bypassed Congress to release the five Taliban prisoners he described as “low level” in exchange for Abdullah Bergdahl’s son Bowe. But he lied, the five were anything but “low level”.
They were senior Taliban operatives whose files were marked, “should never be released”.
They included Norullah Noori, the ex-governor of the northern province of Balkh who is accused of taking part in the 1998 massacre of thousands of people and also wanted by the United Nations for war crimes.
The others include Khairullah Khairkhwa, the Taliban Interior Minister, Mohammad Fazl, a former military commander with a ruthless reputation for beheadings, Abdul Haq Wasiq, deputy head of the Taliban intelligence service, and chief operator Mohammad Nabi who, with two others, is a 1994 founder of the Sharia imbued Taliban movement.
According to Gitmo files, all five were originally targeted by the Military as “high value” operatives who were responsible, either indirectly or directly, for the deaths of at least one thousand US soldiers.
Bahara Jan Bahar, a Kabul woman who actively resists the Taliban said yesterday, “The release of the five has dealt a severe psychological blow to my people after years of fighting the Taliban.”
Jan Bahar may well spare a thought for the US soldiers who risked their lives to capture those five terrorists and for those six (some say 14) soldiers who were mown down trying to find Abdullah Bergdahl’s son, Bowe.
Parents of the six dead soldiers received a pro-forma letter of condolence from Obama. But you can only imagine how those parents felt watching Obama’s White House reception for the parents of the man their sons died trying to "rescue".
In the embracing arms of Obama they left the Rose Garden knowing full well their son had deserted to the other side to assist the Taliban and then feigned capture to gain the release of the Gitmo five.
Thank God those six dead soldiers didn’t live to see Bowe Bergdahl feted as a returned captive hero by the Obama Administration.
Bowe, who said he was ashamed to be an American, had left his firearm and deserted his post taking only a water bottle and a compass. It had taken him a reported three hours to find the Taliban encampment he was searching for.
Children of the Taliban had rushed to greet him indicating a pre-arranged meeting. (Bowe’s father Abdullah is in constant touch with the Taliban speaking, typing and tweeting in Arabic.)
The Taliban then waited for six of Bowe’s platoon members who had set out to “rescue” him. They promptly killed all six while Bowe watched.
Bowe immediately converted to Islam and regularly took part in Taliban training exercises firing his own gun given him by his “captors”. American deaths from Taliban IEDs soon doubled... Bowe had disclosed information the Taliban wanted.
After three years of fun and games with the “enemy” Bowe agreed to play the role of captive to enable negotiations to begin for the release of the Taliban heroes from Gitmo.
The US Defence Intelligence Agency could have provided Obama with details of who was sleeping with the enemy, but they weren’t asked. If they had been, it would have ruined Obama’s plans.
The five terrorists are now in the “safe keeping” of Qatar for one year before they can recommence killing Americans. But few trust Qatar, particularly after its involvement with FIFA and its fraudulent acquisition of the 2022 World Cup.
There is little doubt Bowe Bergdahl and his Islamic father acted in concert with the Taliban to obtain the release of five "high level" terrorists. There is no doubt that Bowe was a Taliban collaborator.
Obama is bathing in the glory of “never leaving a soldier behind” but that false claim is about to backfire as the Military, the Democrats, the Republicans and most Americans start to see their Islam-sympathising President in a different light.
What were formerly fluid conspiracy theories are starting to gel.
Obama's written speech at Normandy praising the thousands of American soldiers who gave their lives for Western freedom somehow seems empty.