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What is Happening in Afghanistan?

What is Happening in Afghanistan?

The US is losing the war and has become a part of the problem. Perhaps there are lessons to be learned from the US experience in Vietnam.

The Separability of Jihad

The Separability of Jihad

It may be in the social origins of the psychology of jihad, rather than in foreign policy, that we might best begin some meaningful work on exploring this phenomenon.

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.

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.

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.

Impressions from Kunduz after the 2014 Afghanistan Elections

Impressions from Kunduz after the 2014 Afghanistan Elections

The elections in Kunduz can be counted as a great achievement, both for the public and the local bodies, despite the spectre of the Taliban.

US-Afghan-Pakistani Relations During Obama’s Second Term

US-Afghan-Pakistani Relations During Obama’s Second Term

The U.S. administration must get ready for negotiations and bring the neighboring countries -especially Iran and Pakistan- together and constitute a regional pact for the peaceful future of Afghanistan.

Review – Poetry of the Taliban

Review – Poetry of the Taliban

Poetry of the Taliban is a well written and smoothly translated collection of poems that is essential reading for anyone hoping to look beyond the normal stereotypes of the Taliban.

NATO in Afghanistan: There and Back Again

NATO in Afghanistan: There and Back Again

By invading Afghanistan, NATO took both political and moral responsibility for its future. It is possible that, at the end of the transition process, NATO will fail its test of responsibility

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