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An Open Letter To The Afghan Diaspora

As Afghanistan undergoes yet another period of uncertainty, it is time for the diaspora to pause, self-reflect and evaluate their role in their country. Afghanistan...

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...

The World Must Not Punish Afghans

Abdullah Azzam, member of the Taliban's political office in Doha, Qatar, argues against the collective punishment of Afghans via financial sanctions. The collapse of the...

Afghanistan’s Ashraf Ghani and Shah Shuja’s Legacy 

As the US' withdrawal is complete, stark similarities with the First Anglo-Afghan War continue to appear even as it ends. There are distinct similarities between...

5 steps to spot fake news on Afghanistan

Days after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, the internet and social media were flooded with pictures and videos. Horrifying pictures and videos....

Niazi No More: The Life and Legacy of a Taliban Mutineer

As the life of a high-profile Taliban minister-turned-mutineer comes to an abrupt and violent end, Ibrahim Moiz takes a deeper look at one of...

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....

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 Iran’s...

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