A New Look at Iran's Complicated Relationship With the Taliban

For War on the Rocks, CIC associate director Barnett Rubin breaks down the history of Iran's relations with Afghanistan and the Taliban.

"Though Iran’s policy toward Afghanistan may lack a foolish consistency, it has placed Iran in what may be its best attainable position in Afghanistan: No one trusts it, but no one wants to antagonize it either," writes Rubin.

Read the full article at War on the Rocks here.

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Sep 16, 2020
Barnett Rubin