Topic: Hamid Karsai

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?

Petersberg near Bonn, Germany, UN Special Representative for Afghanistan Lakhdar Brahimi, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder (l-r) stand together for a "family photo" at Petersberg near Bonn on 2 December 2002 at the start of the international Afghanistan conference (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The West's neo-colonialism

Why nation-building failed in Afghanistan

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (l) meets Qatari Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (r) in Doha, Qatar on 2 July 2020 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Cetinmuhurdar)

Turkish foreign policy

Ankara – new guarantor of stability on the Hindu Kush?

Taliban fighters and commanders sitting inside the presidential palace in Kabul (photo: Zabi Karim/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

Taliban in the ascendant

Joe Biden and America’s withdrawal of choice

U.S Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalizad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar shake hands after signing a peace agreement during a ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha on 29 February 2020 (photo: AFP/G. Cacace)

U.S.-Taliban peace deal

Bleak days in Afghanistan

Taliban representatives arrive in Moscow on 28.05.2019 for another round of peace negotiations (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Afghanistanʹs political future

Is peace with the Taliban possible?

Afghan-Lebanese-American filmmaker Mariam Ghani (source: YouTube)

Interview with filmmaker Mariam Ghani

The power of propaganda

Afghan girl toting balloons during Nowruz celebrations in Kabul (photo: Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

Negotiating with the Taliban for girls′ education

Treading carefully

Commemorating the life of Ahmad Shah Massoud on the 15th anniversary of his death in Kabul (photo: Getty Images/AFP/S. Marai)

Ahmad Shah Massoud

Afghanistan's Cold War hero

An Afghan woman holds her new passport at the passport office in Kabul (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Bandari)

Afghanistan: the Taliban′s Kunduz offensive

"There's nothing left to keep me here"

Members of the Baloch community protesting against the Pakistani government (photo: DW/A. Ghani Kakar)

The Baloch community in Pakistan and Iran

A forgotten conflict that is very much alive

Protests against US drones in Pakistan (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Drone war in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Living in the shadow of the "angels of death"

President Ashraf Ghani (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghanistan's new president: Ashraf Ghani

The intellectual and the warlords

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