The White House broke its silence on Wednesday on the capture of a key Taliban military commander, calling the development a “big success for our mutual efforts in the region.”

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, after declining to speak on Tuesday about the capture of Taliban military commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, confirmed the arrest of Baradar. Reuters

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: No connected account.

Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to connect an account.