Amerikanen in Afghanistan nog zoekende Radio Nederland Wereldomroep, 29 July 2009 Martine van Bijlert is quoted on the role of the US and the UN in Afghanistan. Bundeswehr faces uphill battle against Taliban Deutsche Welle radio (Voice of Germany, online version), 28 July 2009 In a report about the Afghan-German operation in Kunduz province, Thomas […]
War or Help for Reconstruction? The Bundeswehr Mission in Afghanistan. WDR 5 (Western German Radio, Cologne area), 25 June 2009 Thomas Ruttig is interviewed about the German involvement in Afghanistan (podcast, in German).
US and Taliban to Redouble Afghan Efforts New York Times, 31 May 2009 Martine van Bijlert is quoted on people’s attitudes towards the upcoming elections. Het wespennest van de dorpspolitiek De Volkskrant (Amsterdam), 4 May 2009 Martine van Bijlert is quoted on the relationship between local communities and the Taliban (The hornet’s nest of village […]
Karsai kandidiert mit Warlord-Septett (Karzai Runs with Warlord Septett) Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 28 April 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig describing the implications of Karzai’s electoral alliance with Afghan warlords. Der Vormarsch der pakistanischen Taliban (Pakistani Taleban on the March) Frankfurter Allgemeine, 23 April 2009 Thomas Ruttig is quoted on the advance of the Pakistani Taliban […]
Wenn ‘ein paar Rupien’ die Wahl entscheiden Neues Deutschland (Berlin), 28 March 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (When “a Few Rupees” Decide the Elections). Versöhnung, nicht Kapitulation Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 27 March 2009 AIRCH Commissioner Nader Nadery interviewed by Thomas Ruttig (Reconciliation, Not Surrender). Waiting for a New Concept. In Afghanistan, the West increasingly lacks […]
Karsai pokert mit Verfassung Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 28 February 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (Karzai’s Poker Game with the Constitution). US-Truppen machen, was sie wollen Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 24 February 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (US Troops Do Whatever They Want) An Inundation of Envoys ISN Security Watch (ETH Zurich), 24 February 2009 Article by […]
Präsidiale Demokratiekultur Die Wochenzeitung 4/2009 (Zurich), 22 January 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (Presidential Culture of Democracy) Nato ‘twists truth on Afghan forces’ The Times (UK), 12 October 2012Article (behind a paywall) quotes an AAN blog by Gary Owens on the ever changing metrics when assessing the readiness of the Afghan security forces. The Mumbai […]