Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.
“I think you are, at least, talking a minimum of three years,” Lt. Gen. James Terry, Commander of the Combined Joint Task Force for Operation Inherent Resolve told reporters at the Pentagon on Thursday.
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Mullah Omar will not be sought unless deemed an existing threat.
More than 145 students and teachers were killed in the attack.
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“I think that everybody understands that Mosul is key terrain, and that eventually a move will have to be made against Mosul,” Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters on Friday.
Combatant commands were put on a heightened state of alert, according to the Defense Secretary.
The Government Accountability Office recently criticized the Department of Defense’s major weapons systems procurement methods, and the period that Pentagon procurement was managed by Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter from 2009-2011.
The reports include an assessment of the U.S. Government and Coalition efforts to develop the “logistics sustainment capability of the Afghan National Army”