Tuesday 26 October 2021
October 22, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: Afghan Salafists, Female Protesters, Pakistani Inflation
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings you insights on the Taliban's war against Salafists in Afghanistan, Pakistani protests against rising prices, and why Russia is edging toward recognizing the Taliban-led government.
October 15, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: Islamic State-Khorasan, Chinese Base, Pashtuns
This week’s Gandhara Briefing brings you insights on the unfolding new war in Afghanistan, the Taliban’s reprisal killings and forced disappearances, deteriorating women’s rights, and why some Afghans are turning to “music-less songs” amid a Taliban ban on music.
October 08, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: War On Terror, Uyghur Militants, Hazara Evictions
This week’s Gandhara Briefing looks back at the 20 years of the U.S. war on terror in Afghanistan. It brings you insights on the plight of Afghan minorities and Afghanistan’s weary neighbors carefully watching how the Taliban treats the militants threatening their security.
October 01, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: Al-Qaeda, Tajik Border, Chinese Support
September 24, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: Afghan Prosecutors, Central Asia, Pakistan Media Bill
In this week’s Gandhara Briefing, we bring you insights on why an increasing number of Afghans now feel persecuted after the Taliban takeover, the fears of Afghan girls over their futures, and why some Central Asian neighbors now want to engage the Taliban.
September 17, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: First Month Of Taliban Rule
In this week’s Gandhara Briefing, we bring you stories on the Taliban’s first month in power, the challenges aid agencies face in responding to the humanitarian crisis, and why Tajikistan has emerged as the Taliban’s public enemy No. 1.
September 10, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: Return Of The Taliban Emirate
This week’s Gandhara Briefing brings you insights on the Taliban’s new government, the women-led nonviolent protests against Taliban rule, and how the exodus from Afghanistan threatens to wipe out entire communities from the country.
August 20, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: A Week Of Chaos And Tragedy
This week’s Gandhara Briefing brings you our coverage of the Taliban takeover and what it means for Afghanistan, the impact on Afghan women and media, and why Russia and Iran are starting to worry despite celebrating the U.S. departure from Afghanistan.