31 Jul '15, 3pm

Taliban likely to stay course in both war and peace talks, analysts say: The new Taliban…

Taliban likely to stay course in both war and peace talks, analysts say: The new Taliban…

In this undated image released by the FBI, Mullah Omar is seen in a wanted poster. FBI via AP Related Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates. Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leader According to the Taliban, as Mullah Omar's deputy, Mansoor has been effectively running the insurgency for the past three years and is said to have the loyalty of battlefield commanders. Q&A: A look at Mullah Mansoor, the new leader of Afghanistan's Taliban Mullah Mansoor faces a challenge: Can he keep the Taliban united and rein in hard-liners who want to continue the 14-year insurgency...

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