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Modi’s Re-election: A Chance to Revitalize Afghanistan-India Relations

  Monday, June 10, 2024

By Sadiq Amini

These days, Afghan democrats need a champion, and India, under Modi’s leadership, could be that champion – if New Delhi can correct course on its Afghanistan policy.

For centuries, and particularly over the last two decades, India and Afghanistan have shared a close and friendly relationship. This relationship was significantly disrupted when the Taliban took over Afghanistan...


Addressing a Human Rights and Looming Terrorism Crisis in Afghanistan

  Thursday, May 23, 2024

By Lisa Curtis and Annie Pforzheimer

Executive Summary

Pursuing the same harsh policies as it did during its previous stint in power in the 1990s, the Taliban has increasingly clamped down on the rights of women and girls since...

Rebuilding Organizational Identity in Women's Protests

  Thursday, May 16, 2024

By Abdul Saboor Sitez

In the first steps of implementing the Taliban regime, women emerged as members of numerous movements with different slogans, expressing their strong opposition to it. Despite their recent emergence, these movements were able to create a political...

I Am Fond of These Kind People

  Tuesday, April 30, 2024

An Interview with "Hassan Kazemi Qomi", Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kabul By Maryam Mahdavi Asl - Nimrooz Magazine.

Hassan Kazemi Qomi is one of the Iranian diplomats with a long experience of presence in Afghanistan. He was Iran's c...

The Policymaking of "Regional Convergence" in Iran's Cultural Field of Civilization

  Monday, April 29, 2024

An Interview with Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan by Maryam MahdawiAsl - Nimrooz Magazine:

“When they divide their inheritance, wise heirs of any family do not split the proud tableau they inherited from their ancestors...

Federalism in Afghanistan? Assessing the Path Forward

  Tuesday, April 23, 2024

By Mohammad Noman Baber 

In recent years, Afghanistan's political landscape has seen the emergence of figures advocating for a shift toward federalism. They argue that a federal system is crucial for ensuring social justice and political stability, as it w...