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Should India Allow the Taliban Regime to Station Its Envoy in Delhi?
February 03, 2023

Should India Allow the Taliban Regime to Station Its Envoy in Delhi?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Allowing the Taliban to send an ambassador would amount to according to a terrorist organization a measure of recognition.

Taliban Asks Pakistan Not to Blame Them for Violence at Home
February 02, 2023

Taliban Asks Pakistan Not to Blame Them for Violence at Home

By Rahim Faiez
Earlier Pakistan’s defense minister had blamed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan for the attack in Peshawar and claimed it operates from Afghanistan.
Cold Snap and Electricity Shortages Slam Central Asia, Afghanistan
February 02, 2023

Cold Snap and Electricity Shortages Slam Central Asia, Afghanistan

By Catherine Putz
The repercussions of the apparent vulnerabilities in Uzbekistan’s energy system have wide implications, none more serious than for Afghanistan.

UN Food Agency: Afghan Malnutrition Rates at Record High
January 28, 2023

UN Food Agency: Afghan Malnutrition Rates at Record High

By Ebrahim Noroozi
“Half of Afghanistan endures severe hunger throughout the year,” said a World Food Program spokesperson, while Taliban restrictions on women have seriously impacted aid delivery.

The Af-Pak Dollar Cartel
January 27, 2023

The Af-Pak Dollar Cartel

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The black market flow of U.S. dollars across the Afghanistan-Pakistan border is unifying the two countries' economic crises. 

Afghanistan’s Kamal Khan Dam and the Helmand River Treaty
January 27, 2023

Afghanistan’s Kamal Khan Dam and the Helmand River Treaty

By Ikramuddin Kamil
Neither the Helmand River Treaty nor customary international law denies Afghanistan the right to construct dams over the Helmand River.

Where Does South Asia Fit Now in US Security and Defense Strategies?
January 26, 2023

Where Does South Asia Fit Now in US Security and Defense Strategies?

By Monish Tourangbam and Vasu Sharma
A changing geopolitical landscape requires the U.S. to re-evaluate its South Asia policy and how it positions the region within its larger strategic calculus. 
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Is Back. Washington Should Take Note.
January 13, 2023

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Is Back. Washington Should Take Note.

By Harris Samad
The circumstances are dangerously ripe for a destabilizing element to shift the strategic balance in South Asia, with global consequences. 

Citing Taliban, Australia Nixes Afghanistan Cricket Series
January 13, 2023

Citing Taliban, Australia Nixes Afghanistan Cricket Series

By Associated Press
Instead of being supportive, Australia is taking away Afghans' only reason for happiness, an Afghan cricketer said.

Official: Explosion Near Foreign Ministry in Kabul Kills 5
January 12, 2023

Official: Explosion Near Foreign Ministry in Kabul Kills 5

By Associated Press
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet but it is believed to be the work of the Islamic State Khorasan Province.

Afghan Women Athletes Barred From Play, Fear Taliban Threats
January 11, 2023

Afghan Women Athletes Barred From Play, Fear Taliban Threats

By Associated Press
Afghan society has always frowned upon women participating in sports, but unlike the Taliban, previous governments encouraged girls to play.
Aid Chief: Taliban Decrees Against Women Paralyzing NGO Work
January 09, 2023

Aid Chief: Taliban Decrees Against Women Paralyzing NGO Work

By Riazat Butt
Women are vital for the delivery of lifesaving assistance in Afghanistan, and aid agencies are calling for a reversal of the ban on Afghan women working at NGOs.

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