A horrific attack by ISIS-K on a Shiite mosque has raised alarms not just among the Taliban, but in Iran and China.
Six outside powers have made pledges of selfless affiliations to Afghanistan, but the Taliban runs the risk of getting entrapped in their bitter jealousies.
The war of words between Dushanbe and the Taliban has deep historical roots.
The Turkmenistan president Berdimuhamedow probably spoke for the region when he said in his speech at the UNGA earlier this week: “The situation there is not easy, the government and public institutions that are being formed are very fragile. This is why assessing the situation in the country requires ultimate consistency, prudence and responsibility — both in words and actions. “
What Next After 20 Years of War in Afghanistan? Anatol Lieven on the U.S. Legacy and the Taliban’s Rise
Anatol Lieven, who has covered wars in Afghanistan, Chechnya and Southern Caucasus, speaks on the U.S. legacy and the Taliban’s rise.
As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, history is suppressed.