Dollars Deployed: How the Weaponization of the U.S. Financial System Contributed to Afghanistan’s Collapse

  Friday, September 01, 2023

By Timor Sharan

The collapse of the Afghan government to the Taliban and subsequent U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021 marked the failure of two decades of fighting to root out terrorism and stabilize the country. In the aftermath of that disa...

The First vs the Second Regimes of the Taliban Government in Afghanistan

  Wednesday, August 30, 2023

By Zulikha Akrami

In a world where all states are putting their efforts towards developing their countries and progress, in the form of justice, peace, democracy, economy, and security, it is hard to believe that there is one nation that is going backwards and expe...

A Profile on The Status of Women During the Decade and A Half of Reconstruction:

  Wednesday, August 23, 2023

By Abdul Saboor Sitez

During the last 16 years, considerable efforts have been made to address women’s problems in Afghanistan. Afghan women have taken impor...

The “New” Taliban: A Changing of Ideology or Strategy?

  Tuesday, August 15, 2023

By Shakiba Mahryaar

This article was originally written five months after the collapse of Afghan government. However, due to security threats, I could not publish it. Now, it is almost two years since the return of the Taliban. As I have said before, and even now,...

Counting the Costs: Unveiling the Consequences of the War Economy on Afghanistan’s Political Landscape from 2001-21

  Tuesday, August 08, 2023

By Elham Kabir

The conflict in Afghanistan, spanning two decades from 2001 to 2021, was the longest war in US history. It was also NATO's longest deployment, and the UN's longest peacekeeping mission. The "War on Terror" in Afghanistan resulted in an e...