The Cipher Brief quotes South Asia Center Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz on the death of Taliban ex-supreme commander and religious leader Mullah Muhammad Omar: 

“He was the Scotch tape holding things together,” said Shuja Nawaz, a distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and an expert on the region. “It’s always easier to deal with a single group than more disparate groups.”

Read the full article here.

Related Experts: Shuja Nawaz