Post Tagged with: "Afghanistan"

Afghanistan: A Subaltern State Suffering from Terrorism

Afghanistan: A Subaltern State Suffering from Terrorism

The process of eliminating the influence of Taliban and other groups in Afghanistan remains slow, as the country’s economic and political development is still chaotic.

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

Afghanistan remains unpredictable and unsafe. Education, equal rights, and the rule of law through women’s empowerment are pivotal in improving the country’s security.

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Buying our Way Out of Afghanistan?

A privatization of the Afghanistan war risks signaling that the U.S. is no longer obliged to remain nationally engaged, and can choose whether or not to meet obligations.

Substituting U.S. Troops for Private Military Contractors in Afghanistan

Substituting U.S. Troops for Private Military Contractors in Afghanistan

If U.S troops are substituted for private contractors, then there must be a change to U.S. laws controlling the use of private security contractors in a combat role.

Critical International Theory: A Comparative Advantage Framework

Critical International Theory: A Comparative Advantage Framework

Critical International Theory is a more commendable theoretical framework than Huntington’s clash of civilizations thesis when examining post 9/11 Afghanistan.

Post-9/11 Afghanistan: An Alternative Critical-Theoretical Perspective

Post-9/11 Afghanistan: An Alternative Critical-Theoretical Perspective

The article aims at unfolding the genealogy of the post 9/11 Afghan crisis, providing an understanding of the temporal and spatial dimensions of social reality.

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Afghans believing in the Taliban/al-Qaida discourse will succumb to the intellectual insights of Huntington’s thesis which endorses the same worldview in a reverse guise.

Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

Understanding 9/11 and the US-led war on terror in Afghanistan as exemplifications of a clash of civilizations seems to be thoroughly misleading and dangerous.

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Open Access Book – Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

A post-Islamic humanist discourse has the potential to carve the way for peace in post-9/11 Afghanistan and vindicate Islam of its denigration in the contemporary world.

Lost for Words: Responding to the Kunduz Bombings

Lost for Words: Responding to the Kunduz Bombings

The Kunduz bombings may mirror the transformative effect ‘a new normal’ in which the bombing of hospitals during conflict are no longer tantamount to a war crime.

A New Taliban Leadership and Peace Prospects in Afghanistan

A New Taliban Leadership and Peace Prospects in Afghanistan

At present, there is little incentive for the Taliban to enter into peace talks. The military situation remains dynamic, and no stalemate is in sight.

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