Hasht-e Sobh, 25 Saratan 1400 (16 July 2021) A Dari translation (by renowned Kabul daily Hasht-e Sobh) of AAN’s report on Afghanistan 1400 that we published in English and Pashto.
The Guardian, 15 July 2021 The British daily quotes Thomas Ruttig on the meaning of the recent regional Afghanistan conference in Tashkent: Those talks are part of a regional scramble to explore all possible routes to ending the violence, said Thomas Ruttig, the director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network. “Such conferences are useful to keep […]
TRT World, 15 July 2021 AAN’s Obaid Ali is extensively quoted on possible Afghan scenarios in this report of the Turkish government broadcaster: “The [most likely] scenario appears to be that possibly the Taliban will take over the government in Afghanistan because they are not ready to share power with the current government and also […]
Christian Science Monitor, 15 July 2021 This article quotes AAN recent research on rural women: The Afghanistan Analysts Network said that research it published this month, for example, “challenged the idea that women in rural areas are satisfied by what is often portrayed as ‘normal’ by the Taliban or other Afghan conservatives.” “Almost every woman […]
France 24, 14 July 2021 AAN’s Ali Yawar Adili is quoted by France’s public international broadcaster here: The Turkish airport proposal has been circulating in Afghanistan policy circles for months and the Taliban’s latest warning came as no surprise to most analysts. “It’s not unexpected for the Taliban to react like this to the news […]
ORF-Ö1, 14 July 2021 Listen to a short interview with AAN’s Thomas Ruttig with public Austrian radio (in German) on the consequences of western troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and the recent Taleban offensive (available for 7 days after publication).
PJ Media, 13 July 2021 AAN’s Kate Clark is quoted here on the ability of Afghan warlords to fight the Taleban: Kate Clark from the Afghanistan Analysts Network said it’s uncertain how much of a fight the warlords could put up — even with their own enhanced militias. “We don’t know the capacity for actual […]
National Herald, 13 July 2021 AAN research on rural women is quoted in this opinion piece in the Indian daily: Afghanistan Analysts Network, in a study ‘Between Hope and Fear: Rural Afghan women talk about peace and war’, narrates the happenings in large parts of the country on Afghan women activists’ unrelenting and articulate push […]
n-tv, 13 July 2021 A quote from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this article on the website of the German commercial TV broadcaster about the increasing number of Afghans trying to leave the country: Die Zahl der vor Gewalt fliehenden Menschen steigt Beobachtern zufolge wieder an. Gebildete versuchten, über Stipendien oder durch Investitionen in Nachbarländer oder […]
The Sun (US), 11 July 2021 A short quote from AAN’s Kate Clark made it into a British broadsheet: “There is a real sense of foreboding,” says Kate Clark, director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network.
The Sunday Times, 11 July 2021 Kate Clark from AAN is quoted here on the current situation in Afghanistan (article behind paywall): There is a real sense of foreboding,” says Kate Clark, director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network, which has monitored the fall of more than a third of …
Jornal N (Portugal), 11 July 2021 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted in this article about the Taleban’s attempts to present a moderate(d) face to the Afghan population: «Eles querem mesmo mostrar-se como o futuro Governo, a trabalhar a favor do povo», considera Thomas Ruttig, fundador e co-diretor da Afghanistan Analysts Network, ao Nascer do SOL. […]