The Diplomat’s Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz discuss the recent U.S. drone strike on Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour, the leader of the Taliban. The podcast addresses a range of questions, including why Mansour was killed, if the Pakistani military or Inter-Services Intelligence colluded with the United States in abetting the strike, who may come to replace Mansour, and what the strike means for the broader peace process. For other analysis in The Diplomat, see here and here.
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