China pushing Afghanistan for Peace Talks with Taliban

Chinese officials are urging the government of Afghanistan to restart peace talks with the Taliban after the last round of discussions collapsed, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has said. The statement … Read More

Afghan Taliban Leader Mullah Akthar Mansoor Rejects Peace Talks, Urges Unity

The new leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgency has rejected peace talks with the government unless it revokes security pacts with both the United States and NATO, and all foreign forces … Read More

Analytical Guidance: A New Taliban Leader Emerges

Summary A key power struggle within the Afghan Taliban appears to be over: The Taliban have announced that Mullah Mohammad Omar’s two sons, Mullah Abdul Manan and Mullah Mohammed Yaqoob, … Read More