Decoding the Taliban’s Anti-Persianism
By Javeed Ahwar
The Taliban’s anti-Persian stance is rooted in their educational and cultural background, but also reflects a longstanding desire by successive Afghan governments to displace the Persian language.
Afghanistan’s Persian Linguistic Identity
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
What's in a name when it comes to an official language? Quite a lot for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s War of Words
By Rustam Ali Seerat
Tensions are rising over the use of Afghanistan's two official languages.