Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: June 2013

Disabled Afghans protest against Red Cross attack


al-Arabiya/AFP, 2 June 2013 ‘Scores of disabled people, several of them amputees, gathered outside a Red Cross office in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday to protest against militants who attacked the building four days ago.’ Reportedly, there was a similar demo in Kandahar.

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Attack on the ICRC 2: Taleban denial

Kate Clark

The Taleban have issued a rare public denial, saying they were not behind the suicide attack on the compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jalalabad on 30 May, which left one Afghan, Abdul Bashir, the father of eight children, dead and the ICRC’s humanitarian work in Jalalabad suspended. The Taleban […]

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The Potential Fallout Of A Pakistani Militant’s Death


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1 June 2013 Abubakar Siddique looks at repercussions of the killing of Wali-ur Rehman Mehsud, the deputy TTP commander, in a US drone strike.

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