August 25, 2022
Ayman al-Zawahiri’s Killing Could be a Blessing in Disguise for the Taliban
By Saman Rizwan
The high-profile killing is a rude awakening call for the Taliban to reconsider their ties with al-Qaida – and could empower less hardline elements of the ruling group.
August 16, 2022
The Taliban’s Islamic Emirate: An Exclusive Mullah Government
By Weeda Mehran
The Taliban have done tremendous damage to Afghanistan’s state institutions.
August 13, 2022
Under Taliban Rule, Afghanistan Will Never Have an Inclusive Government
By Fawad Poya
In practice, the political order the Taliban prefer is incapable of accommodating crucial features like universal human rights, an inclusive and representative political system, and compliance with international law.
June 22, 2022
Afghanistan Quake Kills 920 People, Deadliest in 2 Decades
By Fazel Rahman Faizi
The disaster is a major test for the Taliban regime’s ability to carry out rescue and relief efforts amid the limited presence of foreign governments and NGOs in the country.