Afghanistan

Trump rhetoric versus Afghan reality

Source: BBC Of course Mr Trump inevitably tried to present this policy as a new departure. A conditions-based strategy means the US is involved for the long haul.Things are not going well for government forces. The Taliban hold almost half of the country and the Afghan military’s performance – other […]

It is time to panic

Source: ET I’ve been advocating for the inclusion of women in all fields for over a decade with some of my fellow activists and now it seems like we’ve need to pause, because we’ve perhaps preached to an unwanted foe — the Taliban. In a glossy, glamouresque magazine called Sunnat-e-Khaula, the […]