From behind bars at Guantanamo Bay to the Taliban's cabinet

9/8/2021

Four of the five Guantanamo detainees that the United States exchanged with a Taliban-held soldier in 2014 have now joined the cabinet at the Taliban Emirate:

Khairullah Khairkhah: Ministry of Information and Culture

Fazel Mazlum: Deputy Minister of Defense

Abdul Haq Wasiq: Department of National Security

Noorullah Nouri: Ministry of Borders

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