US wants to swap prisoners with Taliban before Afghan exit

(AFP Photo / IntelCenter) The United States is looking to renew stalled talks with the Taliban regarding a prisoner swap that would see the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl before most American troops leave Afghanistan this year. According to the Washington Post, the Obama administration intends to propose releasing five Taliban members currently in custody in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Bergdahl’s freedom. Although a similar offer has been on the table for the last two

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