Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Afghanistan: Verbrannte Erde

junge Welt, 4 May 2021 The Berlin-based leftwing daily quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig on the misappropriated funds for Afghan reconstruction from an op-ed for Berlin-based Tagesspiegel: Zuschüsse in Milliardenhöhe für den Wiederaufbau (…) befeuerten, wie der Afghanistan-Experte Thomas Ruttig am Donnerstag im Tagesspiegel schrieb, »eine Warlord-Kaste, die die Hilfsgelder aufsaugte und unter den Augen des NATO-Militärs mit […]

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Biden marks 10 years since bin Laden raid

Yahoo News, 2 May 2021 This news items quotes from Kate Clark’s recent AAN analysis of repercussions of the current US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan: Few have faith in the peace negotiations under way between the Taliban and the government. Ending the war through negotiations is the “least likely scenario,” said the Afghanistan Analysts Network, […]

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Nach der Rückkehr ist vor der Flucht

Die Welt, 17 April 2021 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted in this article for the conservative German daily about the story of a group of Afghan asylum seekers deported back to their country from Germany, about the situation after the US troop withdrawal announcement (in German, not online): „Es bleibt abzuwarten, wie die Tali-ban darauf […]

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Truppenabzug aus Afghanistan: Tür auf für die Taliban

Tageszeitung, 15 April 2021 Op-ed commentary by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in the Berlin-based daily about the US announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan (in German): Since the US and its Western allies are not innocent of the messy situation in Afghanistan, the withdrawal of troops as a door opener for the Taliban is […]

AAN in the Media