A Taliban-affiliated website shows Bowe R. Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier captured by the Taliban in southeastern Afghanistan in June, 2009, sometime after his capture by Taliban militants. Reuters/Landov hide caption toggle caption Reuters/Landov The Two-Way Taliban Break Off Negotiations On U.S. Soldier Held Since 2009 February 23, 2014 Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been held by the Taliban since his capture nearly five years ago. He is thought to be somewhere in Pakistan.