(Undated) -- An American al-Qaeda captive is urging the Obama administration to negotiate with his captors to secure his release.
Contractor Warren Weinstein spoke in a video released on Christmas. The footage obtained by the "Washington Post" shows the bearded 72-year-old wearing a track jacket and black winter cap. The Maryland government contractor appears lethargic and says he's suffering from deep anxiety as he wonders how his family is doing. Weinstein was kidnapped by terrorists in 2011 while working in Pakistan.
Contractor Warren Weinstein is urging President Obama to increase efforts to free him from his captors.
U.S. contractor Warren Weinstein says he feels abandoned by his country.