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# Prisoner of War

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# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.
# Prisoner of War
Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
# Found Alive
Vietnam documentary maker stands by film about 'left behind' soldier
After days of online controversy, Michael Jorgensen says his documentary Unclaimed has found a Vietnam vet who was left behind after the war.
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Britain
British soldiers told to humiliate, threaten and strip prisoners
Interrogation methods used by the British military in Iraq – which aim to provoke humiliation, insecurity, disorientation, exhaustion, anxiety and fear – may be in breach of international law.