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Reflections on Afghanistan’s economic development: Is China the answer?

  • Imran Zakeria,

If China invests in Afghanistan its economy would improve which is crucial to overall regional stability.

Afghanistan’s laws and legal institutions under the Taliban

  • Assistant Professor Haroun Rahimi,

For the Taliban, the state’s main purpose is not protecting individual rights, but making individuals honor their obligations.

Biden’s China policy following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

  • Professor Shi Yinhong,

The impacts on perceptions of US power in the Indo-Pacific are now unavoidably tied to the botched US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Out of balance: Central Asia enters the post-Western era

  • Professor Alexander Cooley,

Russian and Chinese-led regional security organisations are providing the bulk of governance and order in the absence of the US and its allies.

Taliban law: Theory and practice

  • Associate Professor Matthew J. Nelson,

At a national level, intra-jihadi competition is likely to ensure a prominent role for Taliban hardliners.