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Haqqani Leaders Detained in Persian Gulf, Not Inside Afghanistan

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Wall Street Journal, 19 October 2014

The Journal corrects reports that the two Haqqani leaders – Anas Haqqani (a son of Jalaluddin Haqqani) and Hafiz Rashid (brother of one of the Guantanamo Five released earlier this year in exchange against US Taleban captive Bowe Bergdahl) – were not arrested in Afghanistan but “in Bahrain by U.S. forces, and taken to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates before reaching Kabul”.