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(CNN) - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last American prisoner of war, returned home early Friday morning, his hero's welcome supplanted by a controversial prisoner swap and his reputation tarnished by accusations he was a deserter.
He arrived in San Antonio from a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, where he'd been recuperating since his release May 31 in exchange for five Taliban figures held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
By CNN chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper
(CNN) – The United States "will not be sending U.S. troops back into combat in Iraq," President Barack Obama said Friday, adding that he would be reviewing a range of other options in coming days.
"Any action that we may take ... has to be joined by a serious and sincere effort by Iraq's leaders to set aside sectarian differences, to promote stability," he said.