Taliban Takeover: Who Is Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, the Taliban Prime Minister?

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The National Interest—Trevor Filseth Afghanistan, Middle East Akhund is primarily viewed as a religious, rather than a military, leader. Why was he put in charge? Three weeks after their lightning-fast capture of Afghanistan—culminating in the group’s well-publicized takeover of Kabul on August 15—the Taliban has announced the country’s interim government. While the group’s deputy prime minister, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, promised to form an inclusive government, the new government is overwhelmingly composed of...

Afghanistan’s health system close to collapse following Taliban takeover, its health minister warns. Reports of hundreds of clinics and hospitals closing as they run out of fuel, food and medicine