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November 29, 2015 7:05 am

Former Gitmo Inmate Aiding US in Afghanistan, Fighting Taliban

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New York Times – Hajji Ghalib did just what the American military feared he would after his release from the Guantánamo Bay prison camp: He returned to the Afghan battlefield.

But rather than worrying about Mr. Ghalib, the Americans might have considered encouraging him. Lean and weather-beaten, he is now leading the fight against theTaliban and the Islamic State across a stretch of eastern Afghanistan.

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