Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: May 2015

Utrikesnotiser söndag


Vestmanlands Läns Tidning, 3 May 2015 AAN’s Naheed Esar also made it into the Sunday’s international news review of this Swedish newspaper: Hoppas på rättvisa för Farkhunda 49 personer, bland dem 19 poliser, står anklagade för inblandning i det brutala mordet på Farkhunda, som lynchades utanför en moské i Kabul. När rättegången inleddes fick de […]

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Hoppas på rättvisa för Farkhunda


Hufvudstadsbladet, 3 May 2015 The Finnish newspaper looks at the Farkhunda trial in Kabul and quotes AAN’s Naheed Esar: Det faktum att polis och andra högt uppsatta tjänstemän faktiskt förts till rätten tyder på ett visst mått av rättvisa och inte särskilt mycket korruption, enligt Naheed Esar som är analytiker och researcher på Afghanistan Analysts Network. Och […]

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Thematic Dossier VIII: The evolution of insecurity in Kunduz

AAN Team

In the last week, the Taleban launched their second large-scale assault on Kunduz in six months and came close to taking the provincial capital, Kunduz City, before being pushed back by Afghan National Security Forces. For the Taleban, Kunduz is probably the key province in the north, the last to be left in 2001 and […]

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ALP guarding a road in Imam Saheb (in an area now taken by Taleban) during 2014 operations. Photo: Bethany Matta.

ANSF Wrong-Footed: The Taleban offensive in Kunduz

Thomas Ruttig

The Taleban’s first major onslaught in their ‘spring offensive’ this year took the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) by surprise. But after a few days, they were able to react and push the insurgents back in some areas while the latter held their ground in others. Although the ANSF kept control over Kunduz city and […]

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