Threat of Daesh and Unfolding Afghan Catastrophe

  Thursday, August 19, 2021

The speech of the Director-General of the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) at the UN Security Council regular session on "Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts" on the situation in Afghanistan (19 August 2021, New Yo...

UK’s colonial assumptions have led to blunders in its Afghanistan role

  Tuesday, August 03, 2021

By Dr. Davood Moradian

Despite investing significant amounts of financial, military and political resources, it has failed to contribute to Afghanistan’s stability and security.

Pakistan’s proxy war in Afghanistan can be stopped with concerted international action

  Monday, July 26, 2021

By Chris Alexander

U.S. President Joe Biden said he was ending the “forever war in Afghanistan” when he announced U.S. forces would leave the country this summer. Almost immediately, the Taliban went on a vicious spree: t...

On the brink of disaster: how decades of progress in Afghanistan could be wiped out in short order

  Thursday, July 08, 2021

By Professor William Maley 

Afghanistan is teetering on the brink of an almost unimaginable disaster. The withdrawal of US and allied forces, scheduled by President Joe Biden to be completed by September 11, threatens to precipitate the unravell...

To be or not to be in Afghanistan is not an easy question for India

  Friday, June 25, 2021

By Dr. Davood Moradian

Abandoning Afghanistan is also a policy option for Delhi, similar to the Tibet situation of 1962.