The Taliban has freed an American contractor in change for an Afghan drug broker.
The Taliban has launched US Army veteran Mark Frerichs in change for an Afghan tribal chief.
Frerichs used to be kidnapped in February 2020 whilst Bashir Noorzai used to be serving a existence sentence for smuggling heroin.
US President Joe Biden says the verdict used to be now not taken flippantly.
The Taliban says this can be a new technology of family members with Washington.
However will it exchange the rest?
And are diplomatic ties between the Taliban and the United States even imaginable?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra
Peter Zwack – Retired brigadier normal in the United States military
Graeme Smith – Senior guide on Afghanistan for the World Disaster Crew
Ahmad Shuja Jamal – Former director normal of global family members and regional cooperation on the Afghan Nationwide Safety Council