Owais Tohid has reported extensively on war and conflict in Asia for 30 years and witnessed the rise and fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan. He has also covered the Palestinian conflict in the Occupied Territories and worked for the BBC World Service, AFP and CS Monitor. Twitter: @OwaisTohid
Taliban’s broken promises and seeking a lost Afghanistan
Russia no more the ‘red infidel’
Of bleeding mountains and the Balochistan paradox
When the Taliban overran Kandahar and Helmand, Baloch insurgents sensed their hideouts in Afghanistan were not safe anymore. Under previous Ghani and Karzai governments, the Afghan Taliban provided them shelter, but now the militia was itself the government.
Taliban vs. Daesh: Is the big war coming?
Militant face, political mask
Iran caught in the 'Guardians' web
Memories from Palestine: Victims of a map
134 days and uncertain Afghanistan
Land mines on the road to peace in Afghanistan
As President Joe Biden wades through the mess of Trump’s legacy, he doesn’t need Afghanistan decoded for him. He doesn’t need a crystal ball or an orientation crash course, he’s an old hand. With Obama, he’s led the war against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda for eight years.
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