There are scores of groups operating under the name “Taliban.” True, there are genuine Taliban but there are also many that are on the payroll of the US, India and other unsavoury players. Even common criminals have take on the name of Taliban and are terrorising ordinary people, especially in Pakistan.
With the takfiri mercenaries suffering repeated military defeats in recent weeks (they never had any mass support), they and their foreign sponsors have resorted to the most vicious form of sectarian hatred in Syria.
Independent Muslim communities and even ordinary Muslims are beginning to realize the divide-and-rule plot of imperialist powers. This positive phenomenon is particularly visible on social-networks and Internet forums where Sunni-Shia unity is a popular topic.