Risk of Al-Qaeda Revival Rising as US & NATO Troops Withdraw from Afghanistan: UN Report

Risk of Al-Qaeda revival rising as US, NATO troops withdraw from Afghanistan UN Report

Peshawar, June 16: A UN Report delivered last week said that the dangers of an Al-Qaeda restoration are ascending as the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) wind down their tactical presence in Afghanistan.

The report said that Taliban agents comprising of Afghan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar nationals presently run Al-Qaeda’s Indian sub-mainland part from Kandahar, Helmand, and Nimruz areas in Afghanistan. FM Shakil, writing in Asia Times said that many of Al-Qaeda agents including the fear gathering’s slippery chief Ayman al-Zawahiri are protecting in the Pakistan-Afghan boundary locale, a secret presence that could come over the ground as Afghanistan slants towards another period of common conflict.

The UN Report said the Al-Qaeda Indian section’s chief is Osama Mahmood, who as of late succeeded the late Asim Umar.

The spouse of previous Al-Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent pioneer Asim Umar was among 5,000 Taliban detainees liberated by the Afghan government in 2020 as a component of the Doha concurrence with the United States, which worked with the US troop withdrawal.

“The gathering is a particularly ‘natural’ or fundamental piece of the revolt that it would be troublesome, if certainly feasible, to isolate it from its Taliban partners,” the report said.

The UN Analytical Support and Sanction Monitoring Team recorded the Haqqani organization, fear monger bunch that has utilized unbalanced fighting to fight US-drove NATO powers, as the primary connection between Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, announced Asia Times.

It added that Al-Qaeda and the Haqqani network are firmly interlinked on “philosophical arrangement, normal battle, and intermarriage.”

The Haqqani organization, which has been censured for a few high-profile self-destruction assaults in Afghanistan, likewise has the support of components inside the Pakistani security foundation.

Washington considered the gathering a fear monger association in 2012 and more than once approached Pakistani specialists to dispatch military tasks against the gathering.

However, the Pakistani armed force reliably opposed dispatching assaults regardless of reports that senior Al-Qaeda pioneers were available with Haqqani network components nearby.

For quite a long time, Pakistan’s security foundation had been treating the Haqqani network as an “essential profundity,” believing it will get Islamabad’s inclinations in Afghanistan’s political and security regions.

Seen by some as a Pakistan “intermediary”, the Haqqani network has for some time been centered around focusing on India-supported advancement projects in Afghanistan, composed Shakil.

Farhatullah Babar, a Pakistani liberal lawmaker, previous congressperson, and representative for the Pakistan Peoples Party, said that it was upsetting to realize that Al Qaeda pioneer Al-Zawahiri and an expected 500 Al Qaeda agents were living in the Pakistan-Afghanistan line region.

“The Afghan harmony measure has entered a critical stage, which makes it important to be careful of the reappearance and cross-boundary developments of assailants. Individuals in ex-ancestral regions have additionally been griping of the refocusing of aggressors and designated killings,” Babar said.

“Such insights, if not dispersed, will play destruction with the harmony cycle and the district will dive into another round of war and disorder throughout the next few decades. Any slip-up and refusal to address it will be conceivably lamentable.”

Security sources affirmed to Asia Times that Al-Qaeda agents have likewise been shielding in Pakistan-Iran line regions, where numerous unfamiliar nationals have been spotted making a trip to and fro to Iran utilizing the Balochistan area as a base.