Why Now? — The Afghanistan-Ukraine Nexus
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
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
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
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.