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Rare insight offered by prisoner trade

The freeing of five senior Taliban figures in exchange for an American soldier has offered both a rare insight into the insurgent group’s inner workings and a diplomatic first in the long Afghan war: a negotiated agreement. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/02/world/asia/soldier-prisoner-trade-for-five-taliban-figures-offers-rare-view.html?emc=edit_th_20140602&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=68163943

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