BBC, 23 March 2018
AAN’s Kate Clark induces some doubts in the logic behind US allegations of a close Russia-Taleban collaboration:
The Taliban’s enmity towards Russia was enduring, says Kate Clark of the Afghanistan Analysts Network: “The Taliban always castigated the Northern Alliance for dealing with Russia,” she says.
It may be that now Russian and Taliban interests are becoming more closely aligned, she speculates.
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