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  • What Happens When the Last Jew Leaves Afghanistan

    Stories about the end of diversity aren't charming.

    @nytimes
  • Taliban’s Return To Power In Afghanistan Leaves Female Journalists In Undefined Territory – Special Report

    Editors’ note: Hollie McKay’s latest special report for Deadline finds the veteran foreign affairs correspondent and Only Cry for the Living: Memos from Inside the ISIS Battlefield author negotiating the sometimes contradictory new realities for female journalists in Afghanistan since the Taliban’s return to power. “What do you really do?” the Taliban commander seethed from [

    Deadline
  • The Taliban is Helping Americans Leave Afghanistan

    Trevor Filseth Afghanistan, While there have been reports of reprisals against some, U.S. citizens have mostly been left alone, possibly due to the Taliban’s growing concerns about its international reputation and its desire for diplomatic recognition abroad. Following the Taliban capture of Kabul on August 15, with hundreds of American civilians still present in the city, there were fears that the group would attempt to institute reprisals against Americans or otherwise prevent them from...

    The National Interest
  • Is Afghanistan’s economy unravelling under the Taliban?

    Several weeks after the Taliban takeover, the Afghan economy is at an abrupt and perilous standstill. Pamela Constable explores the effect it’s having on people

    The Independent
  • Are Taliban Fighters Helping Americans Leave Afghanistan?

    Trevor Filseth Afghanistan, Asia Many U.S. citizens wishing to leave Afghanistan have been able to leave without pushback from the country’s new government. Following the Taliban capture of Kabul on August 15, with hundreds of American civilians still present in the city, there were fears that the group would attempt to institute reprisals against Americans or otherwise prevent them from leaving the country.   However, while there have been reports of reprisals against some Afghans who served...

    The National Interest
  • Afghanistan’s Taliban nightmare — and how women are resisting

    With the Taliban back in power, courageous Afghan women are speaking out about their dreams and their future.

    Global News
  • With the Taliban in charge, what will happen to Afghanistan’s women?

    The Taliban have stated that women’s rights will be honored within the boundaries of religious law. But the question is: whose interpretation of Islam?

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