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June 4th, 2014
06:33 PM ET

Rubio: Bergdahl swap "endangers Americans"

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, widely seen as a potential 2016 presidential candidate, slams Pres. Obama for trading Sgt. Bergdahl for five Taliban suspects, saying the move puts U.S. national security at risk.

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June 3rd, 2014
08:08 PM ET

Did the U.S. release Taliban suspects with American blood on their hands?

Sen. Saxby Chambliss believes the Guantanamo Taliban detainees swapped for Bowe Bergdahl will reenter the terror fray.

In an interview Tuesday with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, called the detainees "high-level individuals" with ties to al Qaeda as well as Mullah Mohammed Omar, who is credited with creating the Taliban.

"There's a lot of celebrating going on in the Mullah Omar household tonight, I assure you that," he said, appearing on CNN's "The Situation Room."

"These are not the type of individuals that we need to return to the battle, and I assure you, they will be Mullah Omar's board of directors to carry out additional long-term terrorist attacks against America and Americans," he said.

Official: Army will review freed soldier Bergdahl's case – but it's not first priority

"Those are not the types of individuals that you ought to bargain for."

Chambliss suggested that as many as three of the Taliban militants could have American blood on their hands.

He pointed to an attack on a compound in Afghanistan in November of 2001 when Johnny Micheal Spann, a CIA operative, was killed. He was the first American killed in that war.

The Georgia Republican quickly noted though those detainees were not charged with killing Spann, they were involved in the planning and financing of operations that resulted in American deaths.

Chambliss plans to send a letter to the White House pushing the administration to declassify the files on the five detainees.

Was Bergdahl swap legal? Depends on who you ask

Asked by Blitzer what he would've done, if he were charged with determining the conditions for the swap for Bergdahl, Chambliss said "I would have offered them at least somebody at a lower level ... these guys are bad guys."

Related: Senator: White House apologized for not notifying Congress of prisoner swap

May 29th, 2014
06:51 PM ET

Lawyer: Sterling wants to be vindicated

Donald Sterling's lawyer, Max Blecher, tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the NBA has no case against his client because Sterling is being subjected to false charges based on illegally obtained evidence.

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May 29th, 2014
08:24 AM ET

Valerie Plame: CIA leak "colossally stupid"

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Valerie Plame, a former CIA operative outed by the Bush administration, talks about the recent accidental outing of the CIA chief of station in Afghanistan and about whether Edward Snowden was trained as an American spy.

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May 28th, 2014
12:24 AM ET

White House: $20B to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2015

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with White House Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about President Obama's plans for the drawdown in Afghanistan, including how to safely end America's longest war and how much the remaining presence will cost Americans.

May 15th, 2014
12:47 AM ET

Pelosi: Dems still uncertain on Benghazi panel, Rove comments make Hillary stronger

(CNN) – Nearly a week after the Republican-led House approved a select committee to investigate the terror attack in Benghazi, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi indicates there’s been no decision from her caucus on whether to join the effort.

"We'll see," the California congresswoman said on Wednesday when asked by CNN's Wolf Blitzer if Democrats would participate.

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May 12th, 2014
07:35 PM ET

"Dr." Blitzer & Puff Daddy

Wolf Blitzer and Sean Combs both received honorary doctorates from Howard University over the weekend, and Wolf talks to Puffy Daddy and his mother about what the degree means to them.

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May 12th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

French Foreign Minister talks to CNN

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius talks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about Syria, Russia and more.

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April 29th, 2014
07:47 PM ET

Secret tape of Kerry's bombshell remark

While talking in a private meeting, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Israel could become an "apartheid state" if it does not work towards a two-state solution. Kerry has since apologized for the remarks, but not before critics on the right and left slammed his use of the term. CNN has obtained the tape of the talk, and Wolf Blitzer discusses it with The Daily Beast's Josh Rogin, who broke the story.

March 25th, 2014
01:39 PM ET

MH370: Technical failure or human act?

Two experts debate why they believe Flight 370 veered so far off course, a mechanical issue or an intentional human act.

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