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Testimony of US Secretary of Defense Hagel, House Armed Services Committee

AS PREPARED FOR  DELIVERY HEARING ON THE TRANSFER OF DETAINEES, WED., JUNE 11, 2014 Chairman McKeon, Ranking Member Smith, members of the committee. I appreciate the opportunity to discuss the recovery of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, and the transfer of five detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Qatar. And I appreciate having the Department of Defense General Counsel Stephen Preston, here with me. Mr. Preston was one of our negotiators in Qatar and signed on behalf of the U.S. the...

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