The link-up could pose a renewed threat to an already fragile Afghanistan
The U.S. may exit in 2016, but it will need to bring and keep Afghans at the table for a long time after that.
TIME talks to Taliban commanders who were involved in the exchange
A close look at video of Bowe's release
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Congress on Saturday that the United States would be transferring five detainees from Guantanamo Bay. Their release is...
A Taliban commander close to the negotiations over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told TIME by telephone Thursday that the deal made to secure...
The Taliban remains ideologically divided, and the Afghan government isn't necessarily prepared for talks.
"Do not come back to Afghanistan," militants are depicted telling Bowe Bergdahl. "If you do, next time we will kill you"
Now that the Taliban Dream Team is back on the field of battle, it will be that much easier to close Guantanamo—the administration's true priority.
Are the five Taliban leaders released by the U.S. in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a threat to Americans? On numbers alone, the answer would seem to be yes. Of...
Pentagon, Intelligence officials used Top Secret intelligence to prevent previous release of Taliban Five, officials tell TIME.
Just shy of the fifth anniversary of his abduction from a military base in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American P.O.W. still in captivity, was...
Pakistan calls it a "positive development" toward addressing recent violence
The '30 Rock' alumna will produce and star in the movie adaptation of Kim Barker's war memoir
(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan killed 14 people and wounding 15 near the country's...
Coalition forces are investigating the claim
The Afghan president reportedly tried to reach a peace deal without the involvement of American and Western allies
Both sides are making preliminary noises about peace talks, and the U.S. seems to have cut back on drone strikes, which helps, but it's far too early to say how...
Longest lull in strikes since 2011 as Pakistan attempts talks with Taliban
A sign that the militant group is embracing negotiations with Pakistan