The Taliban remain a movement with a medieval mindset, therefore it concentrated its battles in the remote backward territories of Afghanistan where the population for most parts were ideologically in tune with the Taliban. Continue reading How the medieval Taliban overawed 21st century US military — Insightful Geopolitics
At the end as Edward Rutherfurd says, “All empires become arrogant. It is their nature.” Afghanistan has been the graveyard of many empires. Would it become a graveyard of Xi Jinping’s presidency and tame his arrogance? Many Chinese leaders are waiting in the wings to replace Xi Jinping, only time would tell who would take that courageous step and when. Continue reading China, Pakistan and Their Secret Wars in Afghanistan — Insightful Geopolitics
The dates and the agenda for the Turkey conference, which many consider to be a significant event for Afghanistan’s future, … Continue reading Taliban Still Mulls US Plan, No Date Set for Istanbul Conference — SharqOnline
“Such proposals will not achieve the aspired objectives and will not solve deep problems, but will rather complicate the matter. The Afghan interior cannot be judged on previous experiences around the world.” Continue reading Taliban says Doha agreement is sole platform for negotiation — Middle East Monitor
Bin Laden found a loyal ally in Ayman Al Zawahiri, the Egyptian doctor who signed his support for the International Islamic front for Jihad against jews and crusaders. Continue reading Profile: Osama Bin Laden
As he stated himself, his hatred of Russians was just too great. Continue reading Ahmed Shah Massoud: Who was the fearsome “Lion of the Panshir” during the Afghan-Soviet war?
“This barbaric attack is NOT an opportunity for the government and the Taliban to score points against each other. There is a common enemy here.” Continue reading Kabul University death toll rises to 35.