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Nawid Paigham

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in sping of 2021 as a political analyst and PhD student at Berlin’s Humboldt University.  

All articles of Nawid Paigham


Afghans feel left alone in view of US withdrawal

President Biden’s exit from Afghanistan is likely to be followed by escalating civil war

Failed state

A slide into war and chaos

Afghanistan’s dire conditions of poverty, conflict and lawlessness trace their roots to the Soviet occupation that began 40 years ago


Unfinished business

The hasty withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan is likely to result in a mess


A matter of self interest

The international community should support Afghanistan’s young democracy

Peace talks

Marginalised government

The dangers of the US administration negotiating with the Taliban without involving the Afghan government

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