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Five Taliban in Prisoner Swap Were Most-Senior Afghans at Guantanamo

The five Taliban commanders released by the United States in a prisoner swap to win the freedom of an American solider were among the most senior Afghans held at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.   All five were flown to Qatar, which has pledged to hold them for a year under terms the United States negotiated to win the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban for nearly five years.   The U.S. captured the five terrorism suspects at least a...

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