Rahimullah Yusufzai is a Gulf News correspondent based in Pakistan. He is the Resident Editor of The News International in Peshawar and a senior political and security analyst for Pakistan’s largest television network, Geo TV. He was the first to interview Taliban founder Mullah Mohammad Omar, and twice interviewed Osama Bin Laden in 1998.
Dialogue with Taliban resumed on Wednesday following a two-week suspension
Taliban accuses Islamabad of not taking talks seriously as government delegation fails to show up
Nawaz Sharif last week constituted a four-member committee for talks with militants
Gave guidelines to the committee and defined its jurisdiction
Afghan intelligence blamed for the murder
He fought the occupying Soviet forces in the late 1980s before becoming one of the founding members of the Taliban movement