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.
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.
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Hedge on Afghan Refugees
By Catherine Putz
Both countries have been willing to take some Afghan refugees in, but only temporarily.
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.
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.
70 Years on, the Refugee Convention Still Struggles to Gain Traction in the Asia-Pacific
By Emily Venturi
The Asia-Pacific region counts the smallest percentage of state parties to the 1951 Refugee Convention and the 1967 Protocol – only 20 out of 48.
The Asymmetrical EU-Afghanistan Cooperation on Migration
By Mojib Rahman Atal
The EU’s persistent push for refugees to return to Afghanistan and efforts to fund reintegration programs fail to account for the country's ongoing instability.
From Iran’s Hot Zone, Afghans Flee Home, Spreading Virus
By Associated Press
"This virus is like the wind," said one returnee. "You do not know where it comes from and how you get infected."
Who Can Be Pakistani?
By Malik Achakzai
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan set off a fiery debate when he suggested citizenship for Afghan refugees.
Imran Khan's Citizenship Offer to Afghan Refugees: A Promise or a Topic for Debate?
By Soraya Parwani
Offering Pakistan-born Afghan refugees citizenship is in Pakistan’s best interest.
Never Again? Europe’s False Human Rights Promise
By Mirwais Wakil
Forcing Afghanistan to take back people seeking asylum in EU territory is little short of complicity toward the slaughter of innocents.
The Blueprint for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
Some practical steps the three countries can take to boost trilateral cooperation.