An Iranian Reversal on Afghan Refugees
By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
The difference between the deportation policies targeting Afghans in both Pakistan and Iran is the noise surrounding these efforts.
The Taliban’s Many Problematic Borders
By Catherine Putz
The Taliban are beset on all sides by difficult borders, and the group’s inability to bring them under control may serve to complicate relations with regional neighbors.
How Afghanistan Failed to Contain COVID-19
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
A combination of political rifts, lack of testing, extremely social lifestyles, and a war-torn health care system have Afghanistan on the brink of disaster.
Can Afghanistan Weather the Coronavirus Storm?
By Mohammad Azeem Zmarial Kakar
An already weak health infrastructure coupled with a lethargic response to the COVID-19 pandemic could be a recipe for disaster.