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AAN in the Media

Die Nato in der Afghanistan-Falle/ Die Bundeswehr spielt bereits den Frontalangriff der Taliban auf ihr Hauptquartier durch

Die Welt, 18 February 2021 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted in this article of the conservative German daily looking at the to-be-forthcoming decision of NATO whether to keep troops in Afghanistan (in German, behind paywall). He is quoted as saying: Dabei stecke das Bündnis letztlich in einem politischen Dilemma, sagt der Forscher Thomas Ruttig, Co-Direktor […]

AAN in the Media

Afghanistan: Gehen oder bleiben?

Schwäbische Zeitung and Südwestpresse, 18 February 2021 Various German dailies quote AAN’s Thomas Ruttig on the current US and NATO decision making on a troop withdrawal (or not) from Afghanistan (behind pay walls), saying there is “no real conditioning” for the Taleban to reduce violence included in their Doha deal with the US, therefore called […]

AAN in the Media

Undermining The Taliban? Kabul Tries To Bolster Its Religious Credentials

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 […]

AAN in the Media