Tag: Taliban

Daesh And The US Share a Goal of Disrupting The Kabul-Taliban Ceasefire And The Wider Afghan Reconciliation Process

A ceasefire declared between the Afghan government and Taliban on the eve of the Islamic celebration of Eid has been devastated by an attack on a meeting between Afghan Security Forces and Taliban representatives in Nangarhar province. Already over 20 have died in the terrorist attack. This represents a further attempt […]

Tribalism in The Age of The Nation State: Its Virtues And Vices: Pt 2 – The Many Faces of Tribalism

The Many Faces of Tribalism That there are more varieties of tribal identities than there are countries in the world goes without saying. Yet within those tribal identities there exist countless little sub-identities, many vastly different from one another, yet all nevertheless have one thing in common: they rarely change. […]

Afghanistan’s Return To Carnage and America’s Most Devious “Forgotten War”

Today’s massive car bombing in central Kabul has already taken nearly 100 lives. This death toll is expected to rise within the coming hours. Today’s blast followed a large scale attack on the Inter-Continental Hotel Kabul where Taliban gunmen killed over 40 civilians. #Breaking Explosion rocks #Kabul City pic.twitter.com/Gl2UYxe57L — Zalmay.Akbar […]