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‘Business as usual’: Afghan drug trade continues under Taliban

TRT World, 24 November 2021 The official Turkish international broadcaster quotes AAN research in this article by a guest author, Ruport Stone: In 2020 the Taliban prohibited cannabis cultivation in territory under their control, although the ban was not enforced in major cannabis-growing parts of Kandahar and other provinces, according to a recent report by the Afghanistan Analysts […]

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Mädchenbildung verboten?

Tageszeitung, 21 November 2021 In this article for the Berlin daily (in German), AAN’s Thomas Ruttig looks at the highly important question whether the Taleban in Afghanistan have banned girls’ education past grade 6 – and finds a mixed picture, with no official ban, areas where fear and local taleban rulers closed schools, but also […]

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Čo dovolí Taliban afganským ženám?

Pravda, 18 November 2021 Quotes from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this analysis of the Slovak daily, among other international experts, on the Taleban’s behaviour vis-à-vis women: “V tomto prípade nie je jasné, či s tým má niečo spoločné Taliban, prípadne ľudia, ktorí sa k nemu hlásia. Môžu za tým byť kriminálnici. Je preto zložité dať tieto vraždy do […]

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Stability remains elusive for Afghanistan

Tribune India, 18 November 2021 Quote and praise of Kate Clark’s AAN research: Kate Clark of the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN) is writing the best current research on Afghanistan, that wonderland of beauty, ravaged by humans over the past 40 years. In her latest piece on November 11, she writes that even if some humanitarian […]

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Zahlenspiele zur Beruhigung

nd, 17 November 2021 This article in the German left-wing daily looking at German evacuations of Afghan employes and other people in danger briefly quotes from AA research about Afghanistan’s aid dependancy: Laut einem Bericht der Kabuler Denkfabrik »Afghanistan Analysts Network« war das Land abhängig von ausländischen Devisen. Die jährlich 8,5 Milliarden US-Dollar an militärischer […]

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Analysis: Can the ICC deliver justice in Afghanistan?

al-Jazeera, 4 November 2021 In this article looking at further developments around a planned International Criminal Court’s (ICC) investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, after the ICC dropped the US and former government forces from the list of those to be investigated, AAN’s Ehsan Qaane is quoted as having expressed frustration about this decision: […]

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