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Mistaken Identities

The story of Abdul Razzaq Fattahi, the former Afghan Minister of Commerce, underscores the arbitrariness of the US' notorious Guantanamo Bay prison. Even by Guantanamo...

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...

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...

Returning to the Afghan Way of War

With a Taliban offensive taking the country by storm, PhD candidate Mujib Abid examines why both the Kabul's Government and the Taliban emphasise their...

Fighting Words: Conflict and Mediation with the Loya Paktia Taliban

The signature of the 2020 Doha Accord between the United States and the Afghan Taliban insurgency drew what was largely seen as a surprising...

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...

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