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SouthAsiaSource Jan 12, 2022
The Afghan Taliban aren’t likely to give up the TTP. Here’s why.
By Fahd Humayun
This week, a commander of the anti-Pakistan terrorist outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was killed by sniper fire in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar. While no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, Afghanistan’s new ruling dispensation under the Afghan Taliban is unlikely to have had a hand in the hit, despite Islamabad’s insistence that the new regime take action against the outlawed terrorist group.
SouthAsiaSource Jan 4, 2022
Experts react: India’s Personal Data Protection Bill tabled in Parliament
By Atlantic Council Experts
After two years wait and amid growing friction between the United States and India on thorny digital trade issues, India’s Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Personal Data Protection Bill was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, December 16, 2021. South Asia Center experts react to the Bill.
SouthAsiaSource Dec 28, 2021
How not to privatize: K-Electric and circular debt in Pakistan
By Ammar Khan
K-Electric could have been the jewel in the crown of Pakistan’s privatization program. Unfortunately, it became a case study in how not to destroy investor confidence and value in Pakistan.
SouthAsiaSource Sep 13, 2021
Afghanistan’s economy is in free fall mode
By Farshid Hakimyar
On August 18, Ajmal Ahmadi, the former governor of Afghanistan’s Central Bank, tweeted about the bank’s balance sheet, citing that all DAB assets are safeguarded in the US Federal Reserve, the World Bank, and the Bank of International Settlements in the form of US Treasury bills, bonds, gold and cash–a total of $9.6 billion that, just one day before the collapse, the US government had frozen and banned from all financial transactions.
Interview Aug 9, 2021
An interview with Afghanistan human rights defender Horia Mosadiq
By South Asia Center
Afghanistan human rights defender Horia Mosadiq provides an analysis of the current situation for human rights defenders and other civil society actors on the ground.
Interview Aug 5, 2021
Interview with Monera Yousufzada, former Afghan deputy minister of defense
By Fariba Pajooh
Munira Yousefzada, former Afghan deputy minister of defense, joins Fariba Pajooh for an interview about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan and the peace process.
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