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OP-ED  Taliban fragmentation: A figment of your imagination? | War on the Rocks

OP-ED Taliban fragmentation: A figment of your imagination? | War on the Rocks

At the heart of President Barack Obama’s failed strategies in his first year of office to executive a policy shift in Afghanistan was a core concept: The Taliban, as a loose and fragmented organization, could be fractured, weakened, and rendered susceptible to talks.  The notion of the Taliban insurgency as a fractured entity, rife with internal strife, has lingered in much of the commentary and analysis on the Afghan conflict.

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Source: https://warontherocks.com/2019/09/taliban-fragmentation-a-figment-of-your-imagination/

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