The Army sergeant, recently charged with desertion after he went missing from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, details his captivity.
Bergdahl walked off his military base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Pakistani Taliban for five years before he was freed in exchange for five Gitmo detainees.
This is the fourth installment of Robert Young Pelton's account of his involvement with the 2009 search for Private Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan.
The civilian death toll is one of the highest inflicted by a terror attack in Afghanistan since the US-led invasion of the country in 2001.
Illegal poaching and resource extraction rake in $213 billion a year, more than the global market for illegal drugs.