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NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent: The Taliban Has Been More Transparent than the White House


NBC’s chief foreign correspondent, Richard Engel, reported today that while American officials have remained quiet regarding the details about the recent U.S. prisoner swap, the Taliban have been “very forthcoming” with information. “We’ve actually been getting more information today from the Taliban than we have from spokespersons here from the hospital in Landstuhl,” he said. 

Engel explained that the media has received only written statements from the hospital where the newly freed Sergeant Bergdahl is recovering, stating that Bergdahl’s health is stable but offering no more information.

The Taliban have released a video showing Bergdahl’s handover to U.S. forces and have explained the logistics of the handover, Engel pointed out. The video:

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