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Afghanistan’s Economic and Humanitarian Challenges: Responses of the Global Community

On Sept. 30, 2021, China's first batch of aid materials arrived in Kabul. Afghanistan’s humanitarian and economic challenges have been repeatedly flagged by the...
US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Afghanistan May Trigger a Competition Between Russia and China

The situation unfolding in Afghanistan post-Taliban takeover poses a serious security concern for the entire region as well as the world. The new reality...
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The Taliban Government Is a Nightmare for Afghan Minorities

The quick victory of the Taliban was a terrifying nightmare for Afghan civilians, specifically ethnic and religious minorities. People in Afghanistan are currently on...
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Taliban: A Divided House

The Taliban have announced a new interim government of their so-called "Islamic Emirate" in Afghanistan, more than three weeks after taking control of the...
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Afghan Buzkashi and the Great Powers

The word ‘boz or buz’ means the goat in Dari, and snatching the carcass of a dead headless goat by mounted horse riders is...
US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Crucial Question Biden Didn’t Ask About His Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Hundreds of thousands of words will be written and spoken about Afghanistan and President Biden’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops by Aug. 31....
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China is the Next Empire in Afghanistan

After 20 years of long military presence, the overhyped and ambitious plan to kill Osama Bin Laden dragged the US into the Afghan quicksand....
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Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan: Implications for India

After the takeover of the Presidential Palace in Kabul on Aug. 15, 2021 by the Taliban, and the collapse of the democratically elected Ashraf...
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Remembering Radhabinod Pal’s Dissenting Opinion at the Tokyo Trial

Shinzō Abe, former Prime Minister of Japan during this visit to India in 2007 paid tribute to Justice Radhabinod Pal. In his speech at...

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