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Thirty Years Since April 1992 – Fragmentation Upon Success

In April 1992, the Afghan Mujahideen triumphed over the Soviet-installed regime in Kabul. It was one of the most important but least understood events...

Afghanistan Quarterly – Newsletter

The past three months in Afghanistan have been interesting. The Afghan government achieved a rare feat. It attained, through its participation in the Antalya Diplomatic...

The Consequences of Closing Girls’ Schools

Guest contributor Abdulhakim Allahdad, PhD in Political and Social Sciences at Marmara University, examines potential reasons and consequences to keep girls' secondary schools in...

Afghanistan Monthly – February

February Newsletter The month in Afghanistan rarely passes with few occurrences. January’s newsletter focused on the disappearance of female activists (who have since re-appeared), protests...

Afghanistan Monthly – January

January has been eventful in Afghanistan. The coverage of events has been almost as disorderly. The new government under the Taliban continues to consolidate...

Twenty Years Later: The American Invasion of Afghanistan

On the twentieth anniversary of the American invasion of Afghanistan, Ibrahim Moiz walks through the turbulent events of 2001 that birthed a system doomed...

How ‘Inclusivity’ Is Manipulated in Afghanistan

As Afghanistan embarks on an uncertainty riddled chapter, old and discredited political elites once again manipulate concerns over inclusivity in their favour. Doing the same...

Why Kabul’s Disintegration Is Its Own Doing

As the US withdrawal gathers pace and the Taliban seize strategic districts, it is worth remembering how the Afghan government's Triumvirate, paved the way...

Turkey Treads a Dangerous Path

As the US presses on with its hurried withdrawal, it is Turkey that now threatens to embroil itself in an Afghan conflict. Afghan-Turkish relations have...

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