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A critical review of the Afghanistan Study Group’s report | The Afghan Eye Podcast episode 21

On February 3rd 2021, the Afghanistan Study Group has published a report recommending the Biden administration to keep US troops in Afghanistan past the...

Lynzy Billing, attack on CIA base in Khost & the media’s coverage of Afghanistan

Afghan photographer and journalist Lynzy Billing reports from Afghanistan and Iraq. Her most recent scoop was about a Taliban attack on Camp Chapman, a...

Finding Ovid in Kandahar: The Radical Pastoral as Resistance to Empire in the Classic and Contemporary Worlds

Abstract Prevailing scholarship on pastoral literature often overlooks its political and radical dimensions, relegating the form to particular manifestations of the pastoral in Elizabethan England....

Book review: Occupation by Omar I. Ismail

'Occupation' by Omar I. Ismail is a political novel that comments on the ongoing war in Afghanistan since the US invasion in 2001. In...

The Problem of ‘Inclusivity’ in Afghan government

In Episode 19 of the Afghan Eye Podcast, Ahmed-Waleed Kakar spoke about the requirement for inclusivity during the intra-Afghan negotiations as part of the...

Iran’s Claws Sink Deeper Into Afghanistan

The Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif has caused a stir in Afghanistan. In an interview with Afghan journalist Lotfullah Najafizada, Zarif openly expressed to...

Review: ‘The Terrorist in Search of Humanity’

According to Devji the modern terrorist is not concerned with national states, which is why Al-Qaeda often recasts the geography of Islam, replacing political...
02:28:20

Book Review – ‘Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know’

In this episode, we are reviewing Barnett Rubin's latest book. Our guest is Suzanne Schroeder, an independent researcher on Afghanistan. Dr. Barnett R. Rubin's book...

Dissecting the alleged ‘secret Taliban air force’ claim

A recent Washington Post article has reported alleged cooperation between US forces and the Afghan Taliban in the fight against Daesh in Eastern Afghanistan....
00:21:27

Hamid Helmandi on challenges of Urban Development and Agriculture in Afghanistan

Hamid Helmandi, a specialist in urban development and agriculture, was the cofounder of the First Afghanistan Construction Company along with the family members of...

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