Thursday, August 26, 2021

Links — 26 August 2021

Why ISIS and the Taliban really hate each other
Alex Henderson

The Conversation
Taliban’s religious ideology – Deobandi Islam – has roots in colonial India
Sohel Rana, PhD Student, Indiana University and Sumit Ganguly, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and the Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations, Indiana University

What caused the Taliban to form in the 1990s
Ali A. Olomi, Assistant Professor of History, Penn State     

Sixth Tone
Fan Yiying

Wang Lianzhang

India Punchline
Quad meets the “Saigon moment”
M. K. Bhadrakumar | retired diplomat with the Indian Foreign Service

Ian Welsh
The Beautiful Stupidity Of Ukraine’s Massive Sell-Off

Greek Reporter
Several Privatized Greek Ports For Sale to Highest Bidder
Patricia Claus