The United States last week obtained a "proof of life" video of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who has been held captive by Afghan insurgents since 2009, a defense official said Wednesday.
It was the first video providing proof Bergdahl was still alive in more than three years. The US Army sergeant is the only American soldier held captive by Taliban militants.
"We received a proof of life video," the defense official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP.
The video shows a frail Bergdahl making a reference to the recent death of South African leader Nelson Mandela, according to ...