Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: January 2022

Migrants Meet Smugglers in Serbia: Is the Balkan Route Really Closed?

EU Today, 6 January 2022 A strange quote – this UK-based website uses, in a recent article, a quote from a 2017 AAN report as if recent: ‘It is assessed that at any moment, there are at least 500-600 people in transit in Belgrade’ Afghanistan Analysts [sic] reported.

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Head of the Culture Department in Ghazni, Mullah Habibullah Mujahid stands with toher Taleban next to a section of a wall of a former US military base with the names of US soldiers in Ghazni. Photo Hector Retamal/AFP, 15 November 2021

War, War, War: A look at which AAN reports you were reading in 2021

Kate Clark

AAN publications in 2021 were dominated by our efforts to understand the conflict and the failing peace process. More than 40 per cent of our reports last year dealt with war and peace. For our readers, the subject was even more important: among our most-read reports, more than 70 per cent focussed on the conflict. […]

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Afghanistan in World Literature (V): Two French portraits

Fabrizio Foschini

Over the years, AAN has written about how Afghanistan is portrayed in the literature of other countries. Such portrayals have been instrumental in shaping the views and impressions of the country up to the present and given the continuing influence of outsiders on Afghanistan, it seems important to map this literature. In this report, AAN’s […]

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