With the announcement that the reclusive Mullah Omar, leader of the Taliban, had died somewhere between two to three years ago, and peace talks between the government in Kabul and the Taliban being postponed, many policymakers around the globe are attempting to grapple the implications of this news.

To explore these questions and more, please listen in on our members and press call with Ambassador James Cunningham, the Resident Senior Fellow and Zalmay Khalilzad Chair on Afghanistan, and former US Ambassador to Afghanistan. Huma Haque, Associate Director of the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, was the moderator of the call.