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10 Jan 2023
[Sanctions for Sri Lankan officials] are a timely reminder that continued impunity will bring increasing costs to the government’s international reputation. Al Jazeera

Alan Keenan

Senior Consultant, Sri Lanka
21 Dec 2022
The flood of outrage from the West will strengthen the resolve of the Taliban leadership [in Afghanistan], which defines itself as a bulwark against the outside world. Reuters

Graeme Smith

Senior Consultant, Afghanistan
16 Aug 2022
Taliban leadership [in Afghanistan] seems divided between those that seek a return to the 1990s and those that want to tread a different path. VICE

Ibraheem Bahiss

Analyst, Afghanistan
4 Aug 2022
The ongoing crackdown on dissent in Sri Lanka by the government of Ranil Wickremesinghe is worse than any under Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s administration. Al Jazeera

Alan Keenan

Senior Consultant, Sri Lanka
22 Jul 2022
Sri Lanka still matters a lot to China, but other things also matter. In particular, they seem to not want to set a precedent in Sri Lanka of offering debt relief that ot... Nikkei Asia

Alan Keenan

Senior Consultant, Sri Lanka
5 Jul 2022
[The Taliban in Afghanistan] focus on consolidating power by monopolizing resources, squashing perceived threats, and preempting future threats. Foreign Policy

Ibraheem Bahiss

Analyst, Afghanistan

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