Topic: Jihadism | Jihadists

Taliban fighters outside the military hospital bombed in Kabul on 2 November 2021 (photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP)

Afghanistan

Taliban size up the threat from a tenacious IS-K

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers remarks beside U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, U.S., on the eve of the Indo-Pacific Quad Summit, September 23, 2021 (photo: REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz)

The Afghanistan-Pakistan-China axis

India's Taliban problem

Iraq's interim Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi at the polling station (photo: Khalid Mohammed/AA/picture-alliance)

Parliamentary elections in Iraq

Change or political stagnation in Baghdad?

Political analyst H.A. Hellyer (photo: H.A. Hellyer)

Hisham A. Hellyer on "the War on Terror"

"You cannot rely on the West"

Protest in Berlin regarding the evacuation of civilians from Afghanistan; the German placard reads "Blood on your hands" (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan

Victim-blaming – a trope of the West's failure in Afghanistan

A young Muslim woman making bag lunches for homeless people in San Francisco (photo: Abdel Rahman Bassa)

9/11 twenty years on

Muslims in the West – the cultural go-betweens

Attacks on 11 September 2001 in New York (photo: Imago/Zuma Press)

9/11 twenty years on

How the 'War on Terror' destabilised the Middle East

Visiting Tehran: a Taliban delegation led by Abdul Ghani Baradar (centre left) to Iran's then Foreign Minister Jawad Sarif, 31 January 2021 (photo: TASNIM NEWS / AFP)

Afghanistan and Iran

Can Iran be friends with the Taliban?

The renowned Taliban expert Ahmed Rashid (photo: ZUMA Press/imago images)

Interview with Afghanistan expert Ahmed Rashid

"The Americans were completely devoid of any strategy"

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