Taliban releases video showing US soldier’s handover
The Taliban released a video Wednesday showing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s handover to the US in return for five high-profile Taliban leaders. The clip showed a pickup truck bringing the soldier to the agreed rendezvous on a deserted hillside. One captor waved a white flag, while armed militiamen watched the handover from high up on the hillside.. The sergeant was hustled into a helicopter on the ground by three Americans in dark uniforms while a Black Hawk hovered overhead. “Don’ come back to Afghanistan” (misspelled) was the last image written on the clip. The US soldier appeared healthy but confused. He is being debriefed at a US facility in Germany and said to be fluent in Pashtun from his five years in Taliban captivity.