U.S. launches push to gain release of soldier Bowe Bergdahl
February 18th, 2014
01:00 PM ET

U.S. launches push to gain release of soldier Bowe Bergdahl

By Barbara Starr

The U.S. government is engaged in a new effort to negotiate the release of the lone American soldier held in captivity - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

The push is fueled by concern over his health and the pending departure of most, if not all, U.S. troops from Afghanistan at the end of 2014.

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