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The Taliban Conundrum: What's next for the EU in Afghanistan?

The Taliban regained control of Afghanistan in August 2021, almost 20 years after they were ousted by NATO forces. Since then, their draconian policies of the 1990s have returned.   Today, women in #Afghanistan are no longer allowed to work or pursue university degrees. Girls cannot continue into secondary education past sixth grade.     Moreover, China and Pakistan are now seeking to establish strategic economic relations with the #Taliban, and other c...

Book Launching Messengers Under the Hum of Bullets

Book Launching Messengers Under the Hum of Bullets “The Position of Contemporary Islamic Group on International Organization” Date: Friday, May 26, 2023 Time: 17:00 - 19:00 EST Address: 1101 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1M7

Immigration & Mental Health: The Psychological Consequences of Immigration & Remedies

Immigrants and refugees experience mental pressure/problems five times more often than other people in society. The factors that cause these problems are related to three stages of immigration life: the stage before immigration, the stage until immigrants reach the destination, and the stage after reaching the destination which includes (handlining the pressure of immigration cases process and integration in the new society and setting). Therefore, the psychological and mental health problems...

Fighting Cancer with Cancer: Demystifying Taliban’s ISIL-K drama

As a branch of the Middle East-based Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), ISIL-Khorasan (ISIL-K) emerged in late 2014 in southern and eastern Afghanistan. In the south, a disgruntled Taliban commander and former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Mullah Abdul Raoof Khadim, swore allegiance to ISIS, while in the east, six Pakistani Taliban commanders led by Hafiz Sayed Khan raised ISIS’s black flag. The group immediately came under heavy military attack by Afghan and Coalition forces, resulting...

LGBT Discourse in Afghanistan: Power; Identity & Equality

Link: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1mrGmkZXpgqxy 

Nowruz Celebration in London

‏Nowruz Celebration in London Commemorating of our Ancient Cultural Heritage and Civilization Sunday, March 19, 2023, 17:00 - 23:30  Ticket: 20£ Click for Registration Address: Osterley Park Grand Hall, Osterley Park Hotel, 76...

Taliban’ Gender Apartheid: Moving Beyond Condemnation

As part of its ongoing online discussion series and follow-up of its first roundtable discussion on Taliban’s Gender Apartheid on July 29, 2.022, at the University of Sussex,  the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies UK (AISS-UK) ) plans to host a follow-up discussion via Zoom on “Taliban’ Gender Apartheid: Moving Beyond Condemnation”  to discuss ways on the international community should move beyond their condemnation position to a more practical actions t...

I.R Iran’s Realpolitik: From Liwa Fatemiyoun to Taliban

Twitter Space on Saturday, March 04, 2023, Time 15:00 GMT / 19:30 Kabul Time 

How Can Women Access Education and Work in Afghanistan Today

Rahela Trust  Annual Lecture/AGM How Can Women Access Education and Work in Afghanistan Today Taliban’s Gender Apartheid: Global Solidarity; British Responsibility Presentation by Dr. Davood Moradian, DG of AISS