‘New opening’ for US-Taliban talks possible: Hagel
Taliban-held U.S. soldier released in exchange for Afghan detainees
US SOLDIER FREED FROM CAPTIVITY IN AFGHANISTAN
US soldier held captive by Taliban in Afghanistan for nearly five years freed
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