A militant commander who is holding a U.S. soldier abducted in Afghanistan said Sunday that Taliban leader Mullah Omar’s council is waiting for a response to its demands before deciding the American’s fate. It was the first news of Pfc. Bowe R. Bergdahl, 23, made public since a Taliban video was released July 18.
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