India’s concerns about the Taliban in Afghanistan are fueling talks about a revitalized “Northern Alliance” with Iran and Russia

India’s concerns about the Taliban in Afghanistan are fueling talks about a revitalized “Northern Alliance” with Iran and Russia



While Afghanistan’s neighbors are increasingly shaken by the rise of the Taliban in the wake of the US troop withdrawal, Indian policy observers are wondering whether the Northern Alliance – an anti-Taliban military front led by the Tajiks and other Afghan ethnic minorities – can be revived . The alliance was supported by Russia, Iran and India after it was founded in 1996 and remained a niche of resistance in northern Afghanistan until its dissolution in 2001, than one more….

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While Afghanistan’s neighbors are increasingly shaken by the rise of the Taliban in the wake of the US troop withdrawal, Indian policy observers are wondering whether the Northern Alliance – an anti-Taliban military front led by the Tajiks and other Afghan ethnic minorities – can be revived . The alliance was supported by Russia, Iran and India after it was founded in 1996 and remained a niche of resistance in northern Afghanistan until its dissolution in 2001, than one more….

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