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Anand Gopal is a journalist who covers Afghanistan, Egypt, and other hotspots. 

Gopal's articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Harper's, Foreign Policy, and Asia Times. He conducated a rare interview with Gulbaddin Hekmatyar, the reclusive leader of the Hezb-e Islami political party and paramilitary group, one of the Taliban's most important allies. 

He is a Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow for the New America Foundation.

Last Updated: June 5, 2017