It is a dark age for Afghanistan.
- Omar Sadr
- The National Interest
The reemergence of the Taliban twenty years after its initial defeat has brought back a totalitarian regime, leaving the country with an unsuccessful peace process, failed state, humanitarian catastrophe, the deprivation of rights, and an unprecedented rise in ethno-cultural injustice.
Despite the twenty-seven years of lived experience with the Taliban, there are many misunderstandings about the group.
It is important to note that the Taliban is not just like any other authoritarian government. It is neither a…