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‘It Doesn’t Matter If We Get Killed,’ Afghanistan’s Hazaras Speak Out
May 27, 2022

‘It Doesn’t Matter If We Get Killed,’ Afghanistan’s Hazaras Speak Out

By Nilly Kohzad
Hazaras targeted in repeated attacks in Taliban-led Afghanistan share their deep concerns and dreams of a better future.
Unwelcome Refugees: Afghans Continue to Face Pushback and Deportation
May 25, 2022

Unwelcome Refugees: Afghans Continue to Face Pushback and Deportation

By Themba Lewis and Hanh Nguyen
As half a million Ukraine refugees move west into Europe, what happens to the solidarity the world once shared for Afghans?

Speak Up on Behalf of Afghan Women
May 12, 2022

Speak Up on Behalf of Afghan Women

By Heather Barr
What is happening right now in Afghanistan is the most serious women’s rights crisis in the world today.

As the World Looks Away, Violence Is on the Rise Again in Afghanistan
May 11, 2022

As the World Looks Away, Violence Is on the Rise Again in Afghanistan

By Habib Khan Totakhil and Justine Fleischner
New data on violent trends in Afghanistan shows a marked shift in terrorism and violence toward women, journalists, and educators under Taliban rule.

More Than Aid, Afghanistan Needs an Aid Management System
May 10, 2022

More Than Aid, Afghanistan Needs an Aid Management System

By Mohammad Qadam Shah
The Taliban are pursuing the same top-down governance and public finance management system that has failed Afghanistan for two decades.
The Taliban’s Many Problematic Borders
May 10, 2022

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.

Islamic State in Afghanistan Looks to Recruit Regional Tajiks, Inflict Violence Against Tajikistan
April 29, 2022

Islamic State in Afghanistan Looks to Recruit Regional Tajiks, Inflict Violence Against Tajikistan

By Lucas Webber and Riccardo Valle
ISKP’s expanded media campaign seeks to recruit ethnic Tajik and nationals as well as incite militant violence against Tajikistan.
The Peculiar Case of Elections Under the Taliban
April 26, 2022

The Peculiar Case of Elections Under the Taliban

By Franz J. Marty
The election of neighborhood representatives in Kabul suggests that the Taliban are in some aspects pragmatic, but this experiment will likely remain limited.

Afghan IS Group Claims Series of Bombings Targeting Shiites
April 23, 2022

Afghan IS Group Claims Series of Bombings Targeting Shiites

By Kathy Gannon
Since sweeping to power last August, the Taliban have been battling the upstart Islamic State affiliate known as Islamic State in Khorasan Province or IS-K.

As Blasts Kill Afghans, the Taliban Ban TikTok
April 21, 2022

As Blasts Kill Afghans, the Taliban Ban TikTok

By Catherine Putz
Afghans have far bigger problems than quibbling over the morality of TikTok videos, like deepening poverty, hunger, and physical safety

Is the Taliban’s Halt of Poppy Production Too Good To Be True?
April 12, 2022

Is the Taliban’s Halt of Poppy Production Too Good To Be True?

By James Durso
The U.S. spent over $8 billion in a failed effort to stop the Afghan drug trade. Will the Taliban’s DIY effort carry the day?
World Bank Suspends Projects After Taliban Reversal on Girls’ Education
March 30, 2022

World Bank Suspends Projects After Taliban Reversal on Girls’ Education

By Catherine Putz
Can the Taliban be pushed toward moderation with aid the incentive and progress on women’s rights the price? 

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