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Providing Rural Justice Aided Taliban’s Takeover of Afghanistan

Providing Rural Justice Aided Taliban’s Takeover of Afghanistan

By Renard Sexton
Why would Afghans, who are very familiar with Taliban brutality, be impressed with their justice system?

Afghanistan Under the Taliban: No Country for Women

Afghanistan Under the Taliban: No Country for Women

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
Afghan women are tremendously resilient. But resilience can’t last forever on its own; it needs to be supported and nurtured.  
Zahra Joya on the Resilience of Afghanistan’s Women in the Face of Patriarchy and Pressure

Zahra Joya on the Resilience of Afghanistan’s Women in the Face of Patriarchy and Pressure

By Catherine Putz
Even before the Taliban takeover, Afghanistan's media landscape was largely male-dominated; women's stories were either underreported or misrepresented. So Joya founded Rukhshana Media.

Why Did the Taliban’s Sirajuddin Haqqani Visit the UAE?

Why Did the Taliban’s Sirajuddin Haqqani Visit the UAE?

By Freshta Jalalzai
Haqqani meeting and shaking hands with officials from the affluent Gulf nation has ignited fervent speculation and debate. 

Kazakh President Explains Decision to Take Taliban off Terrorist List

Kazakh President Explains Decision to Take Taliban off Terrorist List

By Catherine Putz
The decision was announced back in December, but recently Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev remarked that it was made with “the understanding that this regime is a long-term factor.”

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Uzbekistan and the New Realities of Trans-Afghan Trade

Uzbekistan and the New Realities of Trans-Afghan Trade

By Nargiza Umarova
Significant changes in the international logistics system are fueling the development of trans-Afghan routes, but Uzbekistan may have to deal with increased competition.

Navigating the Afghanistan Conundrum by Engaging With Afghanistan’s Next Generation 

Navigating the Afghanistan Conundrum by Engaging With Afghanistan’s Next Generation 

By Nazifa Haqpal
It is our collective responsibility to support the Afghan people's bid for a brighter future and to learn from the lessons of the past.
An Afghan Woman Activist’s Visit to Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

An Afghan Woman Activist’s Visit to Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

By Freshta Jalalzai
Zerka Malyar and her team sought to confront the Taliban on the critical issue of women’s rights.

Meeting the Climate Crisis in Afghanistan 

Meeting the Climate Crisis in Afghanistan 

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
As the dilemma on recognition and assistance remains unresolved, Afghanistan will be subjected to a vicious cycle of conflict with climate change acting as a threat multiplier. 

Turkmenistan’s Afghanistan Policy: Balancing Risks and Untapped Opportunities

Turkmenistan’s Afghanistan Policy: Balancing Risks and Untapped Opportunities

By Eldaniz Gusseinov
Ashgabat has a delicate balance to maintain between hewing to its traditional neutrality and mitigating potential threats from Afghanistan. 

In Eid Message, Taliban Leader Lashes out at Critics in the International Community

In Eid Message, Taliban Leader Lashes out at Critics in the International Community

By Catherine Putz
“If anyone has any issues with us, we are open to resolving them, but we will never compromise on our principles or Islam,” Akhundzada said.
Bridging Divides: Finding a Regional and International Consensus for Afghanistan’s Future

Bridging Divides: Finding a Regional and International Consensus for Afghanistan’s Future

By Mustafa Aryan
Collaborative efforts among regional and international actors can pave the way for a stable and peaceful Afghanistan.

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