Begdahl disappeared in Afghanistan five years ago, among claims by his platoon that he is a deserter. The Secretary stated that the former detainees are residing in Qatar, and are being closely monitored.
This transfer has sparked outrage among senior members of the House and Senate intelligence committees. In an interview with CBS News’ “Face the Nation," Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Dianne Feinstein stated “You can’t help but worry about them in Doha.” Arizona Senator John McCain, a former POW in Vietnam, said that the U.S. has does have an "obligation" to bring captured soldier's home, but at what cost?
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