September 21, 2012 Special Dispatch No. 4966

In Interview, Sirajuddin Haqqani Refutes Western Reports That Haqqani Network Is Separate From Taliban

September 21, 2012
Afghanistan | Special Dispatch No. 4966

Sirajuddin Haqqani is the top operational commander of the Taliban's Haqqani Network, which was founded by his father, Jalaluddin Haqqani. In an interview that appeared in the July 2012 issue of Morchal ("Bunker"), the Pashtu-language magazine of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban's umbrella organization), he denied Western reports that his network is separate from the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. ...

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