Kerry defends Taliban-GI swap

Lawmakers question how prisoners will be monitored

Posted: June 9, 2014 at 5:05 a.m.

Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that he is confident the five Taliban detainees freed in a swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl posed little risk to Americans, adding that Qatari officials were not the only ones monitoring them.

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