Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Frieden in Afghanistan: Dämpfer statt Durchbruch

Tageszeitung, 1/2 August 2020 An op-ed by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig op-ed in the Berlin-based daily, looking at latest hopes and hurdles for Afghan peace talks, with a 3-day ceasefire over the Islamic holidays of Id al-Azha and announcements of both after parties to the war that tey were finalising a prisoners exchange which was designed […]

AAN in the Media

Hoffen zum Opferfest

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 29 July 2020 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted in this article looking at ptospects for Afghan peace and the announcement of new, three-day ceasefires by the Afghan government and the Taleban, arguing against the widespread assumption that the Taleban do not want to negotiate. He says that they speculate on a breakdown in […]

AAN in the Media

Islamisches Opferfest: Taliban verkünden dreitägige Waffenruhe

dpa/Frankfurter Allgemeine, 28 July 2020 This article, reporting the Taleban announcement of a three-day ceasefire over Eid ul-Azha, quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig about current status of the conflict and ongoing Taleban violence: Thomas Ruttig von der Kabuler Denkfabrik Afghanistan Analysts Network sagte: „Die Taliban befinden sich vor allem wegen der Ungeduld Trumps, die US-Truppen abzuziehen, […]

AAN in the Media