May 02, 2022
As Iran-Taliban Tensions Rise, Afghan Migrants in Tinderbox
By Mehdi Fattahi and Isabel DeBre
Both Iran and the Taliban do not want an escalation, but long-smoldering hostilities risk spiraling out of control.
March 04, 2022
US Diplomat Apologizes to Thousands of Afghans Stuck in UAE
By Jon Gambrell
Around 12,000 Afghans remain stuck in Abu Dhabi. They represent a cross-section of those who fled the Taliban's lightning advance in August, from journalists to judges to soldiers.
November 11, 2021
An Afghan Refugee’s Shattered Japan Dream
By Lee H.O.
A young Afghan woman who emigrated to Japan became ensnared in a nightmare, caught between an abusive partner and a rigid bureaucracy.
October 05, 2021
US Resumes Afghan Refugee Flights After Measles Shots
By Ben Fox
After a three-week pause in flights due to a small measles outbreak, flights are set to resume to bring Afghans to the U.S.
September 28, 2021
Iran and Pakistan: Bilateral Bonding Over the Taliban
By Umair Jamal
Mutual interests are prompting Iran and Pakistan to work together to prevent Afghanistan from descending into another civil war.
September 21, 2021
‘We Were Them:’ Vietnamese Americans Help Afghan Refugees
By Amy Taxin
The crisis in Afghanistan has reopened painful wounds for many of the country's 2 million Vietnamese Americans, and spurred many to assist new arrivals.
September 15, 2021
Afghan Women Footballers Flee to Pakistan
By Niha Dagia
The Afghan National Girls Youth Football team, its coaches, and their families were facing threats from the Taliban.
September 14, 2021
Where Will the Afghan Refugees Go? Non-Humanitarian Openings for the Unfolding Crisis
By Anshu N. Chatterjee
Time and again international powers involved in Afghanistan have aided refugees for political and strategic reasons that extend far beyond humanitarian concerns.
September 08, 2021
Uzbekistan Should Do More to Help Afghans
By Mihra Rittman and Hugh Williamson
Tashkent has assisted Western countries in evacuating some Afghans, but Uzbekistan can and should do more.
August 31, 2021
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Hedge on Afghan Refugees
By Catherine Putz
Both countries have been willing to take some Afghan refugees in, but only temporarily.
August 24, 2021
For Afghan Refugees in India, Hopes Dim for Returning Home
By Sheikh Saaliq
The Taliban blitz toward Kabul left refugees already in India feeling isolated and farther from home than ever.
August 17, 2021
India Must Champion the Cause of Afghan Refugees More Inclusively
By Mohamed Zeeshan
Even as it leads global action on Afghanistan at the UNSC, India must salvage its own credibility as a hospitable destination for asylum seekers.