On Sunday Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters the action to release Bowe Bergdahl was urgent because Bergdahl’s “health was deteriorating.”
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The Taliban released this video to the press showing deserter Bowe Bergdahl being handed over to America:
FOX News reported:
The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl into U.S. custody over the weekend.
The video was emailed to media outlets Wednesday. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said that the Defense Department was reviewing the video, but had “no reason to doubt [its] authenticity.”
“Regardless,” Rear Adm. Kirby said, “we know the transfer was peaceful and successful, and our focus remains on getting Sgt. Bergdahl the care he needs.”
The video opens by showing Bergdahl in traditional Afghan clothing sitting in a white pickup truck parked on a hillside somewhere in eastern Afghanistan. More than a dozen Taliban fighters with machine guns stand around the truck and on the hillside.
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