Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora primarily covers national security and defense issues. He has a Communication degree (Journalism concentration) from George Mason University.

Afghanistan Reveals Cache of Taliban Explosives Shared with al-Qaeda

Afghan commandos and an intelligence unit over the weekend raided a Taliban warehouse used to store explosives expected to be used by jihadis from al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) to carry out attacks in Kabul and other “major cities.”

Fighters with Afghanistan's Taliban militia talk with villagers in Ahmad Aba district on the outskirts of Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, on July 18, 2017. Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit a new high in the first half of 2017 with 1,662 killed and more than 3,500 injured, the United …

Taliban’s Opium Fields Blocking Chinese Conquest of Afghanistan

Fully integrating Afghanistan into China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will require the construction of rail lines through the southern part of the South Asian country, home to the Taliban’s primary stronghold and the nation’s top opium-producing region.

New US sanctions target Taliban, Haqqani financiers

Monitor Group: Bashar al-Assad ‘Main Threat for Christians’ in Syria

The Iranian- and Russian-backed regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad is behind more than 60 percent of the 124 attacks against Christian places of worship in Syria during the ongoing war, according to a report unveiled Monday by a monitor group linked to the opposition.

Syria President Bashar al-Assad addresses reporters following his meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday Dec. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)