EFENew Delhi/Islamabad

The Taliban’s unprecedented territorial advances in Afghanistan, where the group has captured more than 100 districts, is a cause for concern for a wider region plagued by insurgent groups looking to learn from example.

The rapid withdrawal of United States and Nato troops after 20 years of operations against the Taliban and other extremist groups left an unfinished conflict in the hands of Afghan forces and vastly altered the security dynamic in the region. EFE