Conversations at Takshashila: The Mullah Omar Mystery

A new book by a Dutch journalist claims Taliban leader Mullah Omar remained in hiding near a US base in Zabul, Afghanistan, until his death in 2013. The release of the book, and an accompanying English-language report contradict earlier evidence that Mullah Omar was in Pakistan. Anand Arni and Nitin Pai tell Aditya Ramanathan why they’re sceptical of the new claims.

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