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AAN in the Media

Undermining The Taliban? Kabul Tries To Bolster Its Religious Credentials

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Gandhara, 21 January 2021

The RFE/RL blog on Afghanistan and Pakistan quotes AAN’s Ali Adili in an article about what the Gandhara calls “conservative policies, including changes to the education system and family law” the Afghan government envisions to boost its ‘Islamic credentials’ vis-à-vis the Taleban:

“Introducing these random conservative policies will only reinforce the Taliban’s narrative that the government lacks an Islamic identity,” says Ali Adili, a researcher at the Afghanistan Analysts Network, an independent think tank in Kabul. “It will also bring chaos to the governance system.”