Aaj TV, 12 February 2022 The website of the Indian TV station summarises AAN’s latest blog series on education under the Taleban.
Augsburger Allgemeine, 10 February 2022 Longer quotes from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this analytical article, looking at how dangerous ISKP is in Afghanistan (in German), putting some perspective on recent reports of a ‘strengthened ISKP, as by the UN, and on a feared ‘overspill’ into neighbouring countries. On the latter: “Natürlich hat der IS diesen […]
BBC, 8 February 2022 Short piece from AAN’s Kate Clark being live on BBC TV, interviewed based on the latest AAN series on the Taleban and education.
The Telegraph, 7 January 2022 The British daily extensively quotes findings from the latest AAN research about the status of the Afghan education system under the Taleban: High ranking officials are sending their children to overseas state schools and universities while depriving schooling to millions of girls in Afghanistan since seizing power according to a […]
Politiken, 30 January 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted here in the leading Danish quality daily (in Danish), article behind a paywall.
Christian Science Monitor, 27 January 2022 The U.S. web-based daily quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig on reasons for the negligence of difficult-to-access, rural areas: “In the beginning, it was a conceptual mistake”, says Thomas Ruttig, a co-founder of the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN) who has worked on Afghanistan, including for the United Nations, since 1988. “The […]
Tageszeitung, 25 January 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig analyses the Oslo talks between various donor governments and the Taleban, also including Afghan civil society and protesting women’s representatives – with an additional op-ed commentary that such talks are the only way to have a chance to rescue millions of Afghans threatened by famine and improve the […]
Deutschlandfunk, 24 January 2022 Listen to a 10-minutes interview with AAN’s Thomas Ruttig about the Oslo Taleban talks, first part of a podcast on German public broadcaster DLF (in German).
Tageszeitung, 21 January 2022 Guest article by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig about the alleged Taleban arrest of two women protest organisers in Kabul and various other cases of persecution (in German).
Tageszeitung, 10 January 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig writes this portrait of Shaharzad Akbar who recently stepped down from her position in the chair of Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (in German).
EU Today, 6 January 2022 A strange quote – this UK-based website uses, in a recent article, a quote from a 2017 AAN report as if recent: ‘It is assessed that at any moment, there are at least 500-600 people in transit in Belgrade’ Afghanistan Analysts [sic] reported.
AFP/France24, 27 December 2021 Research from an AAN special report by Kate Clark is published in this article: In a special report for the Afghanistan Analysts Network, Kate Clark said, “The implications of the takeover were disastrous and immediate” (AAN). “They had no ideas for how they would govern the Afghan state without aid,” she […]