Serial 2 Episode 7/8: Hindsight

These two episodes of Serial 2 examined Bowe Bergdahl, the way he operates, and why. We looked his social skills, upbringing, his self-formed moral code, and the psychological diagnosis given to Bergdahl by Army psychiatrist, Christian Lang. Bergdahl’s family and friends discuss issues that he has with social situations, his paranoia. They also give details … Continue reading Serial 2 Episode 7/8: Hindsight

Meanwhile in Tampa: Serial 2 Episode 5

After some time, the case of Bergdahl’s manhunt transmuted from an active “boots on the ground” search to an intel based search since the deployment of military troops on the manhunt turned out to be unfruitful. From my understanding, CENTCOM and the FBI were the main actors in of gathering intel for the search for … Continue reading Meanwhile in Tampa: Serial 2 Episode 5

Protected: The Captors: Serial 2 Episode 3

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Bowe Bergdahl: Hero or Deserter? Serial 2 Episode 1

Bowe Bergdahl: Hero or Deserter? The event of Bowe Berghdal’s capture by the Taliban which lead to the U.S.’s exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees raised many questions, comments, and confusion. The first episode of Serial 2 focuses on Berghdal’s perspective of the story as well as the controversies that the event raised. Bergdahl’s platoon … Continue reading Bowe Bergdahl: Hero or Deserter? Serial 2 Episode 1