AP Exclusive: Taliban offer to free US soldier captured in Afghanistan if conditions met

  • Article by: KATHY GANNON , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2013 - 3:12 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban proposed a deal in which they would free a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their most senior operatives at Guantanamo Bay, while Afghan President Hamid Karzai eased his opposition Thursday to joining planned peace talks.

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