A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Who are the Taliban?
Azam Ahmed writes about how unruly factions hurt the Taliban's bid to capture Afghan hearts and territory. (New York Times, Jan 2, 2015). Kidnappings and robberies hurt the Taliban's cause in Helmand province. Article examines what happened to the senior leaders of a decade ago and who the Taliban are now.