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World New Afghan Taliban leader calls for unity in ongoing insurgency

"This is a big responsibility for us," Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor purportedly said. "This is not the work of one, two or three people. This is all our responsibility to carry on jihad until we establish the Islamic state."

AP Photo/Rahmat Gul

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to remain unified after the death of their longtime leader.

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