Nawaz on Release of Taliban Prisoner

The Guardian quotes South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz on the controversy the Obama Administration now faces over the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl:

It’s also possible that the administration may seek to preserve the line, another white lie. “If the Qataris were indeed involved, it allows the US to maintain its position of not negotiating with terrorists and bypasses Pakistan,” said Shuja Nawaz, a South Asia scholar at the Atlantic Council.