This past weekend it was announced by President Obama that 28 year-old Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years was released. Today, the Afghan Taliban posted a video on their website which shows the handover of the American soldier to U.S. Special Operations Forces in a remote part of eastern Khost province.
According to CNN reports, in February of this year, U.S. officials had begun discussions with intermediaries regarding a possible release of the Sgt. On May 31st, Obama announced Bergdahl’s release in exchange for five detainees at Guantanamo Bay to Qatar.