Topic: Donald Trump

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

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

U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during a debate at Tolo TV channel in Kabul, Afghanistan 28 April 2019 (photo: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani)

The art of the deal

Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. envoy behind the Taliban's return

Smoke cloud over Sanaa after an airstrike (photo: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)

Yemen and the Biden administration

"After the war, Yemen will no longer be a sovereign state"

Mohamed ElBaradei (photo: Getty Images)

US policy in the Middle East

The America that Israel and Palestine need

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"

Polling station for Syrian citizens in Lebanon in a tent. The voting booths are partitioned off with cloths to which Syrian flags are attached. Portraits of the three candidates hang from the ceiling. Polling officers assign free voting booths to voters (photo: Hussein Malla/AP-Photo/picture alliance)

Loyalty and legitimacy in Syria

Bashar al-Assad's staging of the presidential election

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif (photo: FARS/M. Bolourian)

Power politics in Iran

Fallout from Mohammed Javad Zarif's political bombshell

The lobby of Spinzar Hotel in downtown Kabul (photo: Emran Feroz)

The fate of Europe's unwanted Afghans

"Deportee Central" – a seedy hotel in downtown Kabul

Mohammed bin Salman (left) and Joe Biden (photos: Balkis Press/Abaca/picture-alliance and Evan Vucci/AP/picture-alliance)

U.S.-Saudi relations

Joe Biden's recalibration

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