Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Posts tagged: Panjshir


Recalling Past Threats, Afghans in Tranquil [Panjshir] Valley Work to Keep It That Way


New York Times, 13 January 2014 Panjshiris are preparing themselves against a Taleban comeback, reports the Times. "Western security experts and senior Afghan defense officials say Panjshiri boasts about squirreling away weapons throughout the valley are credible. … Panjshir is also the only province where uniformed agents from the National Directorate of Security, Afghanistan’s main intelligence […]

Recommended Reads Read more

Guest Blog: The Enteqal 7 – Fear in the valley of the Five Lions

Sayed Salahuddin

The starting handover of security responsibility to the Afghan government, reports about talks with the Taleban and a feeling of alienation are contributing to a sense of increasing fear in the Panjshir valley, a stronghold of anti-Taleban reisstance. Our guest blogger Sayed Salahuddin* looks at the background, both in history and current events. The handover […]

War and Peace Read more