The Supreme Court has ruled that federal authorities erred by invoking the Chemical Weapons treaty in prosecuting a woman who attacked a personal rival with chemicals. Justices did not address the larger question of the power to make treaties.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl recently returned to the U.S., released from Taliban captivity in a deal that also released five Guantanamo Bay detainees. A member of Bergdahl's squad tells of a young soldier who turned sour on the Afghan mission and deserted. If true, the Army would have to consider the circumstances of his capture and whether it warrants charges.