The toughened stance followed the swap of five senior Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American stroller (the U.S. Army says deserter) who was captured by Islamic terrorists and held for five years until Mr. Obama ransomed him.
EDITORIAL: Guantanamo and common sense →
U.S. Army on Wednesday announced that it would open up its rigorous Ranger School to all qualified soldiers regardless of sex.
Army: Ranger School now permanently open to female soldiers →