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Oct 10, 2021

Samad had an interview with Asharq News to discuss Taliban’s relationship with the US

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Human Rights

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Oct 10, 2021

Binnendijk and Vershbow in Defense News: Needed: A transatlantic agreement on European strategic autonomy

By Hans Binnendijk, Alexander Vershbow

Hans Binnendijk and Alexander Vershbow write that the United States should drop its objections, agree with its European allies on how to ensure that strategic autonomy results in greater European strategic responsibility, and then embed that agreement in both NATO’s new strategic concept and the European Union’s new strategic compass.

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Oct 9, 2021

Samad had an exclusive interview with Global News Canada to discuss Afghanistan under the Taliban 2.0 rule and how the world should respond to the country

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Human Rights

New Atlanticist

Oct 5, 2021

How a misguided Vietnam analogy sealed the Afghanistan disaster

By Paul D. Miller

During Afghanistan, the Vietnam analogy said a lot about the state of mind of those using it—a state of mind that ultimately led policymakers to make decisions based on a faulty view of the war.

Afghanistan Conflict

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Oct 1, 2021

Darnal in Inkstick: Lessons from the Global War on Terror

By Atlantic Council

On October 1, Aude Darnal was quoted in the monthly edition of “Adults in a Room,” a series from Inkstick Media in collaboration with the New American Engagement Initiative. This month’s installment debated the legacy of the Global War on Terror after two decades of war in Afghanistan. “While many are asking what could have […]

Afghanistan English

In the News

Sep 29, 2021

Samad quoted in Pakistan Observer on the tough road ahead for the Taliban

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Pakistan

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Sep 27, 2021

Preble on The McGill International Review: The Limitations on the US’s Military Intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq

By Atlantic Council

On September 27, Christopher Preble joined host Joey Spada of MIR’s Review Radio to discuss the limits of US military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan. They evaluated whether the wars were a failure of execution or originated from misguided assumptions about the role of military force. More about our expert

Afghanistan English

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Sep 24, 2021

Preble in the Washington Examiner: The US drone program has psychological costs

By Atlantic Council

On September 21, Christopher Preble was quoted in a Washington Examiner article on lawmakers reactions to the 10 civilian deaths caused by a US drone strike on August 29 in Kabul. “There’s obviously cost paid by the people on the ground,” Preble said. “And there’s a psychological effect on the American servicemen and women who […]

Afghanistan Drones

In the News

Sep 23, 2021

Sales joins Counter Extremism Project’s Fighting Terror Podcast to discuss the effects of the Taliban resurgence

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Defense Policy

In the News

Sep 22, 2021

Sales quoted in Israel Hayom on the risk of Afghanistan becoming a safe haven for terror organizations

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

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