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Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
June 04, 2016
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
Who is Haibatullah Akhundzada and what does he mean for the years-long insurgency in Afghanistan?
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
June 01, 2016
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
With the Taliban leadership in transition, now is the time for the Afghan government to go on the offensive.
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
May 31, 2016
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
Will Kabul be able to thwart the Taliban from taking control of Helmand?
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
May 27, 2016
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
What Mansour's life and death meant for the Taliban, and hopes of peace.
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
May 26, 2016
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
For the new leadership of the Afghan Taliban, the peace process won't even be a back-burner issue.
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
May 25, 2016
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada will succeed Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as the Taliban's leader.
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
May 25, 2016
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
The strike against Mansour was the result of carefully cultivated human and signals intelligence in Balochistan.
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
May 24, 2016
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
After Mullah Mansour's death, the Taliban must cut a deal with the Afghan government.
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
May 24, 2016
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz discuss the U.S. drone strike on Mullah Mansour.
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
May 23, 2016
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour out of the picture, what's next for Afghanistan's long war against the Taliban?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
May 22, 2016
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
Mullah Mansour, who became the Taliban's leader last year, has likely been killed in a drone strike.
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2016
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
They never left.
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
November 25, 2015
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
Zabul illustrates the complex matrix of militant groups fighting in Afghanistan.
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
Have the Taliban Sorted Out Their Differences?
September 17, 2015
Have the Taliban Sorted Out Their Differences?
Mullah Omar's brother and son have sworn their allegiance to Mullah Mansoor. Are the Taliban back in business?
Have the Taliban Sorted Out Their Differences?
Here's What the Taliban Wants You to Know About Their New Leader
September 02, 2015
Here's What the Taliban Wants You to Know About Their New Leader
The biography also notes why the Taliban chose to conceal Mullah Omar's death.
Here's What the Taliban Wants You to Know About Their New Leader
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
August 15, 2015
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
The leader of al-Qaeda has pledged his allegiance to Mullah Omar's chosen successor, Mullah Mansour.
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
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