The Taliban has held US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl captive since 2009.
Now the jihadi group has offered to exchange the American soldier for five senior Taliban operatives imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Kathy Gannon is an Associated Press Special Regional Correspondent for Afghanistan and Pakistan and the author of "I Is for Infidel."
She's currently in Islamabad.
Gannon was the first to learn about the possible deal — during an exclusive interview she had with Taliban official Shaheen Suhail.