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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.

Modern troops silhouette against sunset sky  in Middle East

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.

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen elaborates on how we are living in a new Cold War, NATO’s mission in Libya, and discusses Vladimir Putin’s motives in the Middle East.

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

Image by U.S. Army (Jeremy D. Crisp)

Kunduz – Beyond the Battleground

The latest military operations by the Taliban in the North of Afghanistan make obvious that the group seems not to be weakened at all, but even stronger than before.

Hurting the Host: The Rationale of the Afghan Exodus

Hurting the Host: The Rationale of the Afghan Exodus

Against the backdrop of the situation of the refugees trying to enter Europe, it is crucial to find the necessary steps needed to stop the exodus of Afghan people.

Interview – Sarah Chayes

Interview – Sarah Chayes

Sarah Chayes discusses her research into state corruption, explains its links to issues of conflict and revolution, and reflects on the US invasion of Afghanistan.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

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