The Taliban Are Entrenched in Afghanistan After 2 Years of Rule
By Riazat Butt
There's no armed or political opposition with enough domestic or foreign support to topple the Taliban.
Don’t Normalize the Taliban’s Despotic Regime
By Annie Pforzheimer and Asila Wardak
It’s unconscionable to take the side of a brutal dictatorship.
Implications of al-Zawahiri’s Killing for al-Qaida and Taliban
By Abdul Basit
The Taliban regime’s efforts to get international diplomatic recognition and unfreeze Afghan assets worth $3.5 billion with the U.S. will hit a dead end.
Afghan Clerics’ Assembly Urges Recognition of Taliban Government
By Rahim Faiez
The gathering of Taliban officials and supporters warned Afghans against "any kind of cooperation" with the ISKP, the Islamic State’s Afghan affiliate.
Does the World Need to Recognize the Taliban?
By Maryam Jami
Can the international community continue to recognize Afghanistan without recognizing the Taliban?
Taliban Hold First Talks in Europe Since Afghan Takeover
By David Keyton
The talks with European and U.S. representatives are expected to cover everything from education to humanitarian aid to greater inclusivity.
Will Bangladesh Recognize the Taliban Regime?
By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Dhaka’s criteria for according diplomatic recognition, which drew on its historical experiences, seem poised now to expand.