17 septembrie 2019

Jihad and shared history links Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

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Open this photo in gallery Afghan warlord Abdul Rasool Sayyaf, center, attends the inauguration of the Afghanistan Protection and Stability Council in Kabul, Afghanistan. Although the Taliban had promised Washington during months of negotiations that the U.S. will never again be attacked from Afghan soil, there's no evidence of a break in relations between long-time allies the Taliban and al-Qaida. Over the years, al-Qaida has had many friends in Afghanistan, some of whom are in high places [...]