The Governor: Khirullah Said Wali Khairkhwa

Name: Khirullah Said Wali Khairkhwa

ISN #: 579

Citizenship: Afghanistan

Birth Date/Year: 1967

Alleged Affiliation: Taliban Governor in the Herat Province; Taliban Spokesman

Key Allegation(s): Khairkhwa attended meetings between senior Iranian and Taliban officials during which “Iran pledged to assist the Taliban in their war with the United States.”

Thomas Joscelyn is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Senior Editor for The Long War Journal.

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