Growing Sectarianism Can Challenge Lasting Peace in Afghanistan
By Said Sabir Ibrahimi
The Taliban’s insistence on the supremacy of Sunni Hanafism has alarmed Afghan Shias who have long been marginalized.
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Repeated ISIS attacks are pushing Afghan Shiites “into a dark hole.”
Iran and Saudi Arabia in Afghanistan
By Rustam Ali Seerat
For the religious rivals, Afghanistan is another front in the fight for influence.