Afghanistan: The Sectarian Spiral

Rising Kashmir, March 27, 2018

The last few months have been extremely violent for Afghanistan. A series of deadly attacks led by suicide bombers have been wrecking havoc not only in Kabul, but also in a few other provinces. Though the Taliban has been primarily blamed for the violence, there seems to another stream of violence – sectarian, targeting the Shia communities in Afghanistan.

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D. Suba Chandran
D. Suba Chandran is a Professor at the International Strategic & Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore.

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