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Leadership Feud Could Fracture Afghan Taliban

The brother of the deceased Taliban leader Mullah Omar is speaking out about an internal power struggle that risks fragmenting the Afghan insurgency. Within a few days of confirmation of the death of its long-time chief, Mullah Omar, the Taliban earlier this month declared that its leadership council elected Omar’s deputy, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, as its new "commander of the faithful."  Mansoor until then had been the head of the Taliban’s political and military...

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