[JURIST] The US government is considering transferring suspected Taliban militants from Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] to prisons in Afghanistan, officials told AP [report] on Saturday. The potential transfer is part of an ongoing effort by the US government to improve relations with the Taliban in an attempt to promote peace in Afghanistan. Any prisoner transfer is not likely to include the five most "high risk" Afghan prisoners detained in Guantanamo. A spokesman for Afghan President Hamid Karzai [official profile; JURIST...

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