Held 5 years, GI swapped for 5 Taliban
In a stealthy deal, Idahoan handed over in Afghanistan
Posted: June 1, 2014 at 4:18 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- The lone U.S. prisoner of war from the Afghan conflict, captured by insurgents nearly five years ago, has been released to U.S. forces in exchange for five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, officials from President Barack Obama's administration said Saturday.
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