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Afghanistan, Choose Your Enemies Wisely
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Afghanistan, Choose Your Enemies Wisely

Reverberations have subsided following the confirmed death of long-time Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, but the dust is far from settled. The succession to Omar's former Deputy Akhtar Mohammed Mansour was relatively smooth (despite tensions ... Rand, 1 week ago
Post-Omar Afghanistan: What next? Asia Times Online, 1 week ago
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Firstpost.com

US hostage Kayla Mueller was raped repeatedly by IS ...

New York: US hostage Kayla Mueller was raped repeatedly by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed caliph of the Islamic State jihadist group, before her death, US television reported Friday. Top IS leader Baghdadi personally brought the ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago US hostage raped by IS leader Baghdadi before death: Report  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago US hostage raped by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi before death: report  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago IS hostage raped before death  West Australian2 weeks ago
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Japan Times

Why Islamic State makes the Taliban nervous

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS The Taliban's smooth and rapid transition after their acknowledgment of Mullah Omar's death sends a strong message: They are afraid of the potential rise of the Islamic State militant group in Afghanistan if they fail to ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago Potential rise of Islamic State in Afghanistan makes Taliban nervous  Economic Times4 weeks ago The Taliban Is nervous about Islamic State's rise — Noah Feldman  Malay Mail1 month ago Islamic State Makes the Taliban Nervous  Bloomberg View1 month ago

ISIS just received a 'gift' — and now 'there's a lot of opportunity for high drama'

(Wikipedia) Mullah Omar Taliban leader Mullah Omar was officially declared dead this week, and the militant group is showing signs of major strain as a result. And Omar's death could have huge implications that ripple past the Taliban itself — ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 month ago Meet the Taliban's new leader  Business Insider1 month ago ISIS just received a gift — and now there's a lot of opportunity for high drama  BusinessInsider.co.id1 month ago
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Pakistan Today

Mullah Omar's death may weaken Afghan Taliban, strengthen IS

Mullah Omar's death poses an existential crisis for the Afghan Taliban, analysts say, potentially presaging a splintering of the movement as the Islamic State (IS) group gains a toehold among insurgents enthralled by its battlefield prowess. The ...
 Pakistan Today1 month ago Why Mullah Omar's death may be a loss for Taliban but a gain for Islamic State  Economic Times1 month ago Mullah Omar`s death: Taliban`s loss, Islamic State`s gain  ZeeNews.com1 month ago Mullah Omar's death: Taliban's loss, Islamic State's gain  Asiaone1 month ago
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Mullah Omar dead? What next for Taliban

Story highlights Afghan government says Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar died in April 2013 Uncertainty about Omar has helped sow divisions within the Taliban The Taliban also face tough challenge from ISIS, other radical elements In fact, many ...
 CNN1 month ago What's next for the Taliban?  CNN1 month ago
Canberra Times

Who will lead the Taliban now?

Even before word of Mullah Mohammad Omar's death, questions about who actually controls the Taliban existed. Though the Taliban's leadership structure is purposely oblique, Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has long been seen as the insurgency's ...
 Canberra Times1 month ago If Mullah Mohammad Omar is dead, who will lead the Taliban now?  Melbourne Age1 month ago
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The New Republic Online

The Jihadist of Copenhagen

A t approximately 3:30 p.m. on February 14, Omar El-Hussein cut down a back street in Østerbro, a quiet neighborhood near the center of Copenhagen. Dressed in a bulky black parka, the 22-year-old strode purposefully toward to the Krudttønden ...
 The New Republic Online4 weeks ago
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Will Taliban survive Mullah Omar's death?

Story highlights Taliban confirm leader Mullah Mohammed Omar dead after Afghan announcement Uncertainty about Omar has helped sow divisions within the Taliban The Taliban also face tough challenge from ISIS, other radical elements A brief ...
 Social Dashboard3 weeks ago What's next for Taliban after leaders death?  CNN1 month ago Will Taliban fall apart after Mullah...  Channel40001 month ago
Times of Oman

Afghanistan Taliban names Mullah Akhtar Mansour as new chief

shows a calender bearing the image of the Afghan Taliban's deceased leader Mullah Omar. The Taliban named Mullah Akhtar Mansour as their new leader on Friday, a historic power transition that raises hopes the relative moderate's leadership will pave ...
 Times of Oman1 month ago Afghan Taliban announce Mullah Akhtar Mansour as new leader  Rappler1 month ago Afghan Taliban name new leader  Independent On Saturday1 month ago News24.com.ng | Afghan Taliban announce new leadership  News24 Nigeria1 month ago
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