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The Taliban entered Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, following a week of rapid territorial gains from retreating government forces battling to hold off the Islamist militant group. President Ashraf Ghani has fled the war-torn country.
Afghanistan being rugged and mountainous, ethnically heterogeneous, and poorly developed; foreign powers are now intervening on both sides of the conflict. Its leadership was demoralized by the unseemly haste of the US troops’ withdrawal.
Who are the Taliban?
The Taliban (literally meaning “students”) or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement and military organization in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country.
A history of the Taliban
What is its ideology?
At the core of its diplomacy lies the untenable violent extremism based on radical religious ideology.
International recognition of the Taliban
Afghan Peace Process
Why did the US quit?
What are the implications of the deal for India?
What are India’s key investments in Afghanistan?
India’s contribution has been phenomenal in every area in Afghanistan since India built the Afghan Parliament. India has been a major military and developmental assistance partner for Afghanistan. Let us have a look at various projects India has built across Afghanistan.
A soft corner
Projects across the country
(1) Salma Dam:
(2) Zaranj-Delaram Highway:
(3) Parliament building:
(4) Stor Palace:
(5) Power Infrastructure:
(6) Health Infrastructure:
(8) Ongoing Projects:
India and the Taliban
Why Taliban’s control over Afghanistan is a matter of concern for India and the world?
(1) Border issues and export of terrorism:
(2) China factor:
(3) Violence and loss of lives:
(5) India’s investments are at stake:
(7) Neighborhood first:
(8) Pakistan controlling Afghan policy on India:
Reasons for Taliban’s success in Afghanistan:
1. Lack of national sentiment in the Afghan army:
2. The Taliban have a close understanding of local geography:
3. Taliban gets revenue from drug trafficking:
4. Government fails to instill confidence in soldiers to fight:
5. Efficient propaganda and intelligence:
6. Use of local sentiments:
Pakistan’s affinity with the Taliban
Taliban as a proxy
Over the last three decades, Pakistan has viewed the Taliban as serving a two-fold purpose:
Why China is supporting the Taliban?
What next for India
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