Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

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Other Publications include papers by AAN team members published elsewhere and 33 podcasts that AAN produced between 2015 and 2019.

Afghanistans Wahlkrise (Afghanistan’s Election Crisis)

Thomas Ruttig

Thomas Ruttig. Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP-Aktuell 2009/A 56 In this 8-page SWP comment, the author analyses the ‘legitimacy crisis’ that erupted after the manipulated 20 August elections, assesses that it contributes to minimise the chance that Gen. McChrystal’s population-oriented counter-insurgency approach can be implemented and lays out steps to broaden the Afghan political process […]

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Präsident Karzai vor zweiter Amtszeit? Sicherheitsprobleme und Legitimitätsdefizite bei den Präsidentschaftswahlen in Afghanistan

Thomas Ruttig

Thomas Ruttig. Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik: Berlin, SWP-Aktuell 2009/A, August 2009 (President Karzai before a second term? Security problems and legitimacy deficits of Afghanistan‘s presidential elections – in German) Incumbent Hamed Karzai aims at a second term of office in Afghanistan‘s presidential elections on 20 August. A lack of alternatives, his astute positioning and use […]

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Loya Paktia’s Insurgency: The Haqqani Network as an Autonomous Entity in the Taliban Universe.

Thomas Ruttig

Thomas Ruttig, In: Antonio Giustozzi (ed.) Decoding the New Taliban. Insights from the Afghan Field. Columbia: Hurst, 2009 Full publication can be bought here: Loya Paktia’s Insurgency: The Haqqani Network as an Autonomous Entity in the Taliban Universe. Read my chapter here: 20090224 HQN as an semi-autonomous Taleban entity

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Unruly Commanders and Violent Power Struggles: Taliban Networks in Uruzgan

Martine van Bijlert

Martine van Bijlert. In: Antonio Giustozzi (ed.) Decoding the New Taliban. Insights from the Afghan Field. Colombia: Hurst, 2009 Full publication available below: Unruly Commanders and Violent Power Struggles: Taliban Networks in Uruzgan 

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Imaginary Institutions; State Building in Afghanistan

Martine van Bijlert

Martine van Bijlert, In: Doing Good or Doing Better? Development Policies in a Globalising World. The Hague: WRR/Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy. June 2009. The paper “Imaginary Institutions; State Building in Afghanistan” is available as chapter 7 here.

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Between Discipline and Discretion. Policies Surrounding Senior Subnational Appointments

Martine van Bijlert

Martine van Bijlert, AREU Briefing Paper, May 2009. Kabul: Afghan Research and Evaluation Unit Full publication available below: Between Discipline and Discretion. Policies Surrounding Senior Subnational Appointments

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Rule of Law Deficits as a Security Challenge: ‘Touching the Surface’

Sari Kouvo

Sari Kouvo. NATO Review May 2009. Full publication available below: Rule of Law Deficits as a Security Challenge: ‘Touching the Surface’

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Ann Wilkens: Relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan

Ann Wilkens

In: Kristina Zetterlund (ed.), Pakistan – Consequences of Deteriorating Security in Afghanistan, Stockholm: FOI (Swedish Defence Research Agency) January 2009, pp. 88-107 This book which contains contributions by Rohan Gunaratna, Imtiaz Gul, Stephen Cohen and others was part of a project on security policy development in Pakistan. Full publication available below: Ann Wilkens: Relations between […]

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Bei Ausstieg Lebensgefahr: Herausforderungen an den neuen US-Präsidenten in Afghanistan

Thomas Ruttig

KAS-Auslandsinformationen 12/2008, pp. 69-82 Thomas Ruttig (Opting Out is Dangerous: Challenges Confronting the Incoming US President in Afghanistan) Full publication available below: Bei Ausstieg Lebensgefahr: Herausforderungen an den neuen US-Präsidenten in Afghanistan

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