Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Monsun flutet Afghanistan

Tageszeitung, 1 September 2022 Article by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in the Berlin daily reporting the damage by recent flooding in large parts of Afghanistan and the international discussion whether or how to aid Afghanistan under the Taleban (in German).

AAN in the Media

The Afghan Women Left Behind

The New Yorker, 24 August 2022 AAN research, on the debate in th international aid community about ‘working with’ or isolating the Taleban, is quoted briefly in this article: In July, a report by Afghanistan Analysts Network found that aid organizations have scaled back their activities because of funding shortfalls, and that donors are concerned […]

AAN in the Media

Afghan Economic Crisis Worsens as Taliban Mark Anniversary

Voice of America, 13 August 2022 AAN’s Roxanna Shapour is quoted here: The donors are “facing a dilemma,” according to Roxanna Shapour of the Afghanistan Analysts Network, adding that they want to assist Afghanistan, but “they are not sure how to engage with the Taliban.” Shapour noted that the international community does not recognize the […]

AAN in the Media

Afghanistan: Auf dem Weg zum Gottesstaat

WeltTrends, August 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig, in a text on the first year in power of the new Taleban regime for this German foreign policy magazine, sees it on the way to a theocracy, with trying to basing the entire system on Sharia law exclusively, abandoning state institutions established after 2001 and organising religious legitimisation […]

AAN in the Media