Why Now? — The Afghanistan-Ukraine Nexus

  Wednesday, July 06, 2022

By Professor William Maley AM FAIIA

Amid the chaos of the Ukraine crisis, one question proves particularly elusive. Why did Vladimir Putin make his move now?

A central question for historians and social sci...

Making sense of New Delhi’s Taliban rapprochement

  Monday, June 27, 2022

By Dr. Davood Moradian

As a “civilisational state” and inspiring global power, India cannot behave as a transactional, opportunistic salesman

The Pakistan-led coalition’s...

Trump and Biden were both foolish about Afghanistan. Now we're all paying the price

  Sunday, May 29, 2022

By Peter Bergen

Amanpour questions Taliban deputy leader on women's rights, American hostage in Afghanistan 13:26

(CNN) - Whether it...

The UN, with US leadership, must reimpose the Taliban travel ban

  Saturday, May 14, 2022

By Annie Pforzheimer

In June, the United Nations Security Council must decide whether to adjust the current regime of sanctions against Taliban leadership. It’s a consequential decision.


Time for the International Community to Get Serious About Protecting Human Rights in Afghanistan

  Friday, April 22, 2022

By Dr. Nasir Andisha & Hamid A. Formuli

Human rights abuses in Afghanistan have continued to accelerate since the Taliban takeover last August. While the international community professes outrage, it has failed t...