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Afghanistan’s laws and legal institutions under the Taliban
For the Taliban, the state’s main purpose is not protecting individual rights, but making individuals honor their obligations.
Out of balance: Central Asia enters the post-Western era
Russian and Chinese-led regional security organisations are providing the bulk of governance and order in the absence of the US and its allies.
Biden’s China policy following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan
The impacts on perceptions of US power in the Indo-Pacific are now unavoidably tied to the botched US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Taliban law: Theory and practice
At a national level, intra-jihadi competition is likely to ensure a prominent role for Taliban hardliners.
WEBINAR: Taliban Afghanistan, two months in
Two months into the Taliban take-over of Afghanistan – where are we now?