Tagged: Taliban

The Kafkaesque world of Afghanistan

While the world’s largest democracy was celebrating its 75 glorious years of existence, an ode to its magnanimous struggle against an empire on which the sun never sets, not far from New Delhi, an...

Why is the Taliban failing state-building?

Introduction All political calculations fell flat post the US pull-out from Afghanistan. In the past, several western political theorists correlate the US involvement in Afghanistan to the Weberian theory of ‘nation state’ and the...

The last days

The year 2021 is in its last days, as the world moves away from 2021 and begin to absorb the realities of tomorrow, there is a need to take a pause and look back...