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Al-Monitor columnist Shelly Kittleson shares observations from her reporting in Afghanistan and Iraq, including the Taliban’s relations with Iran and ISIS; what the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan might mean for ISIS in Iraq; her experiences as a woman journalist covering conflict; and her advice for journalists starting a career in international reporting.


-Taliban victory in Afghanistan could inspire terrorists, armed groups throughout Middle East - Al-Monitor

-Militias call for revenge against Sunni town over suicide attacks in Baghdad - Al-Monitor

-Feud between Iraqi Sunni leaders could undercut bloc ahead of elections - Al-Monitor

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