Friday, 31 July 2015

Mullah Mansoor, New Taliban Leader

Image result for mULLAH MANSOORMansoor was aviation minister during the Taliban's 1996-2001 rule. After the U.S.-led invasion that toppled the Taliban, he was put in charge of political and military affairs in the Supreme Council, a seven-member body which takes major decisions. The same body appointed him to succeed Mullah Omar in a decision announced Thursday, making him only the second man to lead the group since its founding in the mid-1990s. MORE

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