January 15th, 2014
01:54 PM ET

Source: Missing U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl seen in video

By Jim Sciutto

The U.S. military has obtained new video apparently made by those holding the lone American prisoner of war, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

A U.S. military official told CNN the clip shows the Wood Valley, Idaho, native in diminished health from the effects of close to five years in captivity.

He was seized in Afghanistan in June 2009 and is believed held by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Pakistan, the official said.

The so-called proof-of-life video, the first of him in nearly three years, has a reference to December 14, 2013.

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  1. Delaware River Kayaking Map

    this guy ended up being such a head case he clearly was a deserter and got what he deserved . we should've done nothing for this guy .

    June 8, 2017 at 9:22 pm | Reply
  2. Thbgbg Bterhyt

    He should not be eating with a fork...

    January 15, 2014 at 11:21 pm | Reply
    • George patton

      A young man is languishing in captivity and you come up with this mindless Tea Party joke! You're obviously a Tea Partier!!!

      January 16, 2014 at 4:53 pm | Reply
  3. Jb

    This young man deserted his post during a combat deployment. I know soldiers that worked with him and I know soldiers that searched for him. Look up the facts on this.

    Walk away from your fellow brothers and yes, you will be captured.

    January 15, 2014 at 6:58 pm | Reply
    • YourTrollPoorly

      Poor troll fail is poor troll fail.

      January 15, 2014 at 11:40 pm | Reply
    • Frances

      You're sadly mistaken... the military doesn't promote deserters to start off with and even if we had a deserter that became a POW it's still our job to bring them home and let us deal with them not the enemy. Hearsay is nothing. We shall not rest till we get him home... Hey Washington what ever happened to Leave No man Behind? Seems like Washington is the traitor here... We love you Bowe and we're fighting for ya buddy!

      February 12, 2014 at 5:14 pm | Reply
  4. George patton

    What we Americans sorely need to do is to start negotiating with the Taliban and get this young man out! After that, we may even be able to find a peaceful solution to that part of the world! Enough of this stupidity already!!!

    January 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm | Reply
    • Travis

      The United States of America does NOT negotiate with terrorists!

      January 21, 2014 at 11:23 am | Reply

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