Taliban faces discord among top leadership

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South Asia News: KABUL: The recent disappearance of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan from the public eye, sh.
KABUL: The recent disappearance of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar , the Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan from the public eye, shows that all is not well within the Taliban top leadership.There have been reports of divisions among the Taliban leadership, raising questions about the unity within the group which took over Afghanistan last month, reported Al Jazeera Sources told Al Jazeera the discord is "very real" and if disharmony grows, it will spell trouble for the people.The public's doubts about the group's unity only increased earlier this month, when Baradar seemed to have disappeared from public view, with some reports suggesting he was killed.When Baradar did reappear, it was in a pre-recorded video. Clearly reading from some sort of a statement, Baradar said his fading from the public eye was the result of travel, and that the Taliban, "have compassion among ourselves, more than a family",…
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