Bayern2, 18 February 2021 Listen to an interview with AAN’s Thomas Ruttig at this Munich-based German pubic radio station about the forthcoming NATO decision whether to pull out troops from Afghanistan or not (in German).
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 […]
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 […]
Hasht-e Sobh (8am), 21 Dalw 1399 (9 February 2021) The Kabul-based daily looks into a non-Afghan peace process, using (and quoting) research for AAN by Martine van Bijlert, co-founder and former co-director.
Augsburger Allgemeine, 8 February 2021 The German daily extensively quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig on the current situation in Afghanistan and possible scenarios related to the US-Taleban agreement about a withdrawal of US troops (in German – also as an audio file).
nd, 2 February 2021 The Berlin-based daily (formerly Neues Deutschland) quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this article looking at he recent visit of a Taleban delegation to Iran and Afghan-Iranian relations.
MDR, 24 February 2021 Listen to an interview with AAN’s Thomas Ruttig with German public radio about the US review of the Doha Taleban deal on troop withdrawal (in German).
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 […]
The New Yorker, 20 January 2021 On the day of Joe Biden’s inauguration as president of the United States, Steve Coll looks at what he might do in Afghanistan. Assessing the war in the wake of the US’ deal with the Taleban, signed on 29 February 2020, Coll quotes AAN’s Kate Clark at length: Since […]
The Telegraph, 13 January 2021 This article in the British daily refers to “Kate Clark, Co-Director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network, a non-profit research organisation,… giving evidence to the Lords’ [ie British upper house’s] committee” on Afghanistan. The rest is behind a paywall.
La Croix, 11 January 2021 This article about the (slow) start of th second round of intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha has extensive quotes from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig
Opindia, 10 January 2021 This article about the IS-claimed massacre of Hazar coal mine workers in Pakistan’s Balochistan province briefly quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig via an older al-Jazeera article, on pre-war discrimination of Hazaras in Afghanistan.