Taliban Fighters Freed From Guantanamo Now Face U.S. in Peace Talks

Afghan Taliban militants walk as they took to the street to celebrate ceasefire

The five senior members of the Afghan Taliban who were freed from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2014 now face American diplomats and military officials in peace talks over the terms of an American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Trump Admin Drops Record Number of Bombs on Taliban Drug Dens

The Trump administration “set a new record” for dropping munitions on Taliban drug facilities in Afghanistan, according to newly declassified information showing a significant increase in American operations in the war-torn country since the White House announced a new policy for the region.