Why Do People in Afghanistan Object to Taliban Rule?

  Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Co-Authored By Zalmai Nishat

When the Taliban first seized power of Afghanistan in the 1990s, there was a mass exodus from the country while among those who stayed...

Dismantlement of the Taliban Regime is the Only Way Forward for Afghanistan

  Friday, September 09, 2022

By Dr. Davood Moradian

Despite the US and NATO military withdrawal from Afghanistan last August, Washington and allies continue to struggle with their Afghanistan policy choices, unable to decide between options ranging from full&...

Afghanistan one year on: The country continues to suffer from US decisions

  Tuesday, August 16, 2022

By Davood Moradian

August 15, 2021 represents a national tragedy for many Afghans, an inglorious event for the US and its Western allies, a turning point for regional stability and global security. 

Since its inception...

Why Now? — The Afghanistan-Ukraine Nexus

  Wednesday, July 06, 2022

By Professor William Maley AM FAIIA

Amid the chaos of the Ukraine crisis, one question proves particularly elusive. Why did Vladimir Putin make his move now?

A central question for historians and social sci...

Making sense of New Delhi’s Taliban rapprochement

  Monday, June 27, 2022

By Dr. Davood Moradian

As a “civilisational state” and inspiring global power, India cannot behave as a transactional, opportunistic salesman

The Pakistan-led coalition’s...