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After Mullah Omar, What Comes Next For the Taliban?

Death of Mullah Omar Unnerves Central Asia

On July 30, the Taliban confirmed the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar, rumors of whose demise had circulated for years. The acknowledgement has enormous implications for possible peace in Afghanistan, as the Taliban and government of Afghan ... Silk Road Reporters, 22 hours ago

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Kavkaz-Center, 6 months ago

Potential rise of Islamic State in Afghanistan makes Taliban nervous

By Noah Feldman 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 Islamic State in Afghanistan if they fail to project unity. That reality ...
 Economic Times21 hours ago The Taliban Is nervous about Islamic State's rise — Noah Feldman  Malay Mail2 days ago Islamic State Makes the Taliban Nervous  Bloomberg View3 days ago
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 Online1 day 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! Finance3 days ago Meet the Taliban's new leader  Business Insider4 days ago ISIS just received a gift — and now there's a lot of opportunity for high drama days 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 Oman4 days ago Afghan Taliban announce Mullah Akhtar Mansour as new leader  Rappler4 days ago Afghan Taliban name new leader  Independent On Saturday4 days ago | Afghan Taliban announce new leadership  News24 Nigeria4 days ago
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 Today4 days ago Why Mullah Omar's death may be a loss for Taliban but a gain for Islamic State  Economic Times5 days ago Mullah Omar`s death: Taliban`s loss, Islamic State`s gain  ZeeNews.com5 days ago Mullah Omar's death: Taliban's loss, Islamic State's gain  Asiaone4 days ago
Sydney Morning Herald

'Mullah Omar is dead': so Taliban pull out of peace talks

Kabul: The Taliban have confirmed the death of their elusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and said they were pulling out of peace talks with the Afghan government. "The leadership of the Islamic Emirate and the family of Mullah Omar announce that ...
 Sydney Morning Herald4 days ago Taliban pull out of peace talks  Canberra Times4 days ago

Can IS Grow In India? What Mullah Omars Death Means

A 32-page recruitment document authored by the so-called Islamic State (IS) calls for the creation of a united Caliphate. Significantly for India, this includes, according to the document, various factions of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
 NDTV4 days ago

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 ...
 CNN5 days ago What's next for the Taliban?  CNN5 days 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 Times5 days ago If Mullah Mohammad Omar is dead, who will lead the Taliban now?  Melbourne Age5 days ago
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