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Exclusive: Secret U.S. Hostage Held by Taliban Allies – The Daily Beast

Exclusive: Secret U.S. Hostage Held by Taliban Allies – The Daily Beast

A group of Islamist militants aligned with the Taliban has been holding an American man hostage for more than a year, according to U.S. officials and others familiar with his case, which has not been reported previously.

The disclosure of another American hostage raises questions about how many Americans are being held abroad—and what the U.S. government is doing to recover them.

Source: Exclusive: Secret U.S. Hostage Held by Taliban Allies – The Daily Beast