In a rare interview, ITV International Correspondent John Irvine spoke to Taliban veteran Agha Jan Motasim about Afghanistan's future.
They knew it was coming. Pakistani officials received intelligence of an impending attack on the jail two weeks ago.
Official peace talks on Afghanistan between the United States and the Taliban were delayed today, amid a row about an office.
Taliban officials have said they are willing to release a captive US soldier in exchange for some of the prisoners held in Guantanamo Bay, the Associated Press reports.
Preliminary Afghan peace talks between US and Taliban officials are unlikely to take place today as originally planned, according to Reuters.
Asked if the meeting in Qatar would go ahead, a source is reported to have said: "There is nothing scheduled that I am aware of." Asked if that meant they would not happen today, the source added: "Yes that's correct."
US diplomats are set to meet Taliban representatives in Qatar for the first formal direct talks. The meeting will take place following months of negotiations.
Dr Rudra Chaudhuri compiled a report on the issue last year following a interviews with four senior Taliban figures.
He told Daybreak "the old guard of the Taliban want some sort of a negotiative end to this conflict."
He added: "There is a recognition amongst all sides that military victory, be it by the American led victory or the Taliban military victory is out of the question."
A delegation of US officials has arrived in Qatar for peace talks with representatives of the Afghan Taliban, Reuters reported citing a diplomatic source.
The talks are expected to take place in the capital Doha tomorrow.
Earlier today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai suspended talks with the US on a security pact, accusing Washington of providing "inconsistent statements" on peace talks with the Taliban.
President Hamid Karzai said Afghanistan will not join the Qatar peace talks with the Taliban "until the process is Afghan-led", Reuters reported.
The Afghan government said it has suspended security talks with the US due to the "contradiction between the acts and the statements" made by Washington.
– Statement by the Office of the National Security Council
In view of the contradiction between acts and the statements made by the United States of America in regard to the Peace Process, the Afghan government suspended the negotiations, currently under way in Kabul between Afghan and US delegations on the Bilateral Security Agreement.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has suspended talks with the US on a security pact, accusing Washington of providing "inconsistent statements" on peace talks with the Taliban.
"In a special meeting chaired by President Hamid Karzai, the president has decided to suspend talks about a security pact with the US because of their inconsistent statements and actions in regard to the peace process", Karzai's spokesman Aimal Faizi told Reuters.
The US Embassy in Kabul said it was preparing a statement following the announcement.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has suspended security negotiations with the US over the peace process, his spokesman told Reuters.