A Century After the Russian Revolution, How did Bukhara Immigrants Make Afghanistan`s Trade Global?

  Thursday, November 30, 2017

By Prof. Magnus Marsden

Several tombs of Afghanistan’s historic figures have been restored in recent years. In the Bagh-e Babur park – elegantly restored by the Aga Khan Foundation – lies the grave of Babur Shah, the Central Asian co...

The Nation State and Afghanistan

  Monday, November 20, 2017

By Paolo Cotta Ramusino

**The content of this piece was presented at the Herat Security Dialogue – VI (13-14 October 2017).**

The cohesion and stability of nation-states are put under stress by l...

Afghanistan: The Heart of Silk Road in Asia

  Tuesday, November 07, 2017

By M. Ashraf Haidari


Farkhunda’s Sisters – Recasting the Social Narratives of Afghan Women

  Sunday, October 29, 2017

In March 2015, twenty-seven-year-old Farkhunda Malikzada was horrifically murdered by an angry mob in front of the Shah-Do-Shamshira mosque in downtown Kabul. She was falsely accused of burning the Quran. The response to the cruel murder took on a life of its own, as a video of it went vira...