Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Third bomb strikes Kabul, Afghanistan

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CNN, 5 September 2016

This article about Monday’s two Taleban-clamied attacks in Kabul has a short quote from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig about the Taleban new leader Hibatullah Akhundzada:

Experts describe Akhundzada as a religious scholar and a member of the Taliban’s founding generation. He was close to founding Taliban leader Mullah Omar, said Thomas Ruttig of the Afghanistan Analysts’ Network.