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Afghan Peace Talks: U.S. Faces Taliban 5 Formerly Held at Gitmo

The five high-risk Taliban commanders released from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, by the previous administration in exchange for Bowe Bergdahl who was captured by the terrorist group after deserting his post in Afghanistan are now reportedly negotiating peace in the war-ravaged country with their former captors.

The five Guantanamo Bay detainees swapped for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are, from Mullah Norullah Nori, Mohammed Nabi Omari, Mohammed Fazl, Khairullah Khairkhwa and Abdul Haq Wasiq. (U.S. Department of Defense)

Qatar Agrees to Extend Travel Ban for Bergdahl ‘Taliban 5’

The travel ban for the five Taliban honchos traded to secure the freedom of accused Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl was due to expire on June 1 but, according to CBS News, the government of Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend the ban and keep the “Taliban 5” under what amounts to house arrest.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and Taliban 5