• Afghanistan: overactive Taliban propaganda at the time of peace talks

    Afghanistan: overactive Taliban propaganda at the time of peace talks

    Jalaluddin Haqqani, 'great reformer and conqueror' of Afghanistan. The elegiac documentary dedicated to the founder of the eponymous network, accused of the worst atrocities, highlights how much the Taliban's propaganda has progressed and evolved: they now portray themselves as competent administrators as they negotiate the country's future in Doha.
  • Taliban Still Backing Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan Despite Trump Deal: UN Report

    Taliban Still Backing Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan Despite Trump Deal: UN Report

    The Taliban continues to maintain a close relationship with al-Qaeda in Afghanistan in violation of a preliminary peace agreement with the Trump administration, according to a United Nations report released Monday. Al-Qaeda, which perpetrated the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, still has between 400 and 600 active members in 12 Afghanistan provinces as well as …