China, Afghanistan, and the Belt and Road Initiative: Diplomacy and Reality

  Wednesday, September 15, 2021

By Magnus Marsden

China will face a number of difficulties in implementing the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Afghanistan.

A series of diplomatic statements by China has indicated a 

Afghanistan’s Money Exchangers Are the Economy’s Last Best Hope

  Tuesday, September 07, 2021

By Nafay Choudhury 

As many banks are forced to close, an informal network of money exchangers provides an indispensable service.



Threat of Daesh and Unfolding Afghan Catastrophe

  Thursday, August 19, 2021

The speech of the Director-General of the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) at the UN Security Council regular session on "Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts" on the situation in Afghanistan (19 August 2021, New Yo...

UK’s colonial assumptions have led to blunders in its Afghanistan role

  Tuesday, August 03, 2021

By Dr. Davood Moradian

Despite investing significant amounts of financial, military and political resources, it has failed to contribute to Afghanistan’s stability and security.