A billboard calling for the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held for nearly five years by the Taliban after being captured in Afghanistan, is shown in this picture taken near Spokane, Washington on February 25, 2014. (REUTERS/Jeff T. Green)

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Was Taliban-for-Bergdahl Deal the Right Move?

June 4, 2014, Fred Dews

In a new piece on Lawfare, Benjamin Wittes shares his thoughts on the deal that secured the release of U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners, freed from Guantanamo Bay prison. "Was it the right move?" he asks.

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