Monthly Archives: September 2014

Call for Abstracts

The Max Planck Foundation and the Hamida Barmaki Organization are inviting Afghan and international scholars to submit abstracts for their upcoming Afghan Legal Studies Conference and for the newly founded Yearbook of Afghan Legal Studies. The conference will be held … Continue reading

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NATO Beyond Afghanistan

By Steve Saideman In the summit in Wales last week, NATO tried to put Afghanistan in the rearview mirror, but its legacy will continue to shape the organization for years to come. Much of the focus in Wales was on … Continue reading

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A Discussion About Afghanistan with Former Taliban Prisoner Paul Refsdal

By Suzanne Schroeder Note: This paper is drawn from an interview with Paul Refsdal, a Norwegian journalist kidnapped by the Taliban while filming members of the organization in 2009. Mr. Refsdal was very candid, discussing a variety of issues, such … Continue reading

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