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NEWSLINK: Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Calls Bowe Bergdahl Swap “Victory”

Mullah Omar file photo, adapted from image at voanews.com

[“Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Calls Bowe Bergdahl Swap ‘Victory’” – NBC 6.1.14] NBC covers the Taliban’s response to a prisoner exchange, in which¬†the lone U.S. POW from Afghanistan was released in exchange for five senior Taliban being transferred from Guantanamo Bay to Qatar. After five detainees from Guantanamo Bay were swapped for the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan, the Taliban leader Mullah Omar