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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_invasion_of_Afghanistan

The United States invasion of Afghanistan occurred after the September 11 attacks in late 2001, ... The U.S. and its allies drove the Taliban from power and built military bases near major cities across the country. Most al-Qaeda and Taliban were not captured, escaping to neighboring Pakistan or retreating to rural or remote ...

www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/was-price-to-win-release-of-an-american-soldier-from-taliban-captivity-too-high/2014/06/02/7ee295e4-ea72-11e3-93d2-edd4be1f5d9e_story.html

Jun 2, 2014 ... U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in ... of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from nearly five years of captivity by the Taliban. ... for a year, but there's no sign the men are ready to give up the fight against the ...

www.nydailynews.com/news/world/taliban-offers-free-u-s-soldier-article-1.1377699

Jun 20, 2013 ... The Afghan Taliban are ready to free a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their senior operatives imprisoned at ...

www.newsweek.com/2016/02/05/serial-bowe-bergdahl-mystery-pow-419962.html

Jan 27, 2016 ... Just days after U.S. Army Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl went missing ... Bowe Bergdahl sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern ... the facts about Bergdahl's disappearance and five years in captivity, ... When soldiers desert their posts in war, they typically run from the ... “He wasn't ready for it.

www.businessinsider.com/taliban-releases-video-of-captured-us-australian-soldiers-asking-trump-to-negotiate-their-release-2017-1

Jan 11, 2017 ... Taliban releases video of captured US, Australian soldiers asking Trump ... an American hostage pleading with the US government to negotiate ...

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05/31/us-pays-high-price-for-last-pow-in-afghanistan

May 31, 2014 ... In exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdahl, the U.S. has released five ... that the Obama administration was willing to pay a steep price, indeed, ... has been accused by the U.S. military of supplying the Taliban and other ... U.S. officials believe Bergdahl had been held for the bulk of his captivity in Pakistan.

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/12/06/u-s-prisoner-bowe-bergdahl-s-failed-attempt-to-escape-from-taliban

Dec 7, 2011 ... U.S. Prisoner Bowe Bergdahl's Failed Attempt to Escape From Taliban ... He is believed to be the only American soldier held in captivity by the Taliban—and .... more of a threat than ever, the militants may be ready to deal.

www.thestar.com/news/world/2013/06/20/taliban_offer_to_trade_us_soldier_captured_in_afghanistan.html

Jun 20, 2013 ... The Afghan Taliban are ready to free a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 ... and Karzai once scuttled a similar deal partly because he felt the ...

www.nbcnews.com/storyline/bowe-bergdahl-released

Full coverage of the release of the only U.S. soldier who was held captive in Afghanistan. ... Freed Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl to Face Army Investigators ... Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Ready to Return to Active Duty, Can Leave Base .... inital capture, and the deal the Obama administration made to secure his release.

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2072750/Taliban-recapture-U-S-soldier-Bowe-Bergdahl-3-days-run.html

Dec 11, 2011 ... Captive U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl 'recaptured by the Taliban after three days ... say the Taliban is ready to make a deal to release the soldier.