Afghanistan

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In consultation with our partners, and a survey of over 400 experts in political violence and violent extremism, the RESOLVE Network identified Afghanistan as one of the Network countries of focus. Explore our research library, view our Network partners, or login to connect with our community of experts

Afghanistan Resource Library

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Misogyny: The Spirit of Terrorism
Namia Akhtar
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Contemporary terrorist groups like Daesh (ISIS), Boko Haram, Taliban and Al-Qaeda incorporate a political agenda with an ideological twist of Islam, with an interpretation that violates the moral…
Article
Enemy Number One: How the Taleban deal with the ALP and uprising groups
Borhan Osman and Kate Clark
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It is one of the few ‘truths’ of the Afghan insurgency that the Taleban hate arbaki– their term for locally-recruited defence forces, primarily the Afghan Local Police and uprising groups.These…
Partner Publication
Needed — Policy to Counter Extremism
Farooq Yousaf
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Counter-terror and military operations have remained a major part of Pakistan’s security policy since 2004. Yet, even with such a heavy-handed focus on security, Pakistan still lacks a comprehensive…
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Mapping CSOs Engagment in Peace Building at National and State Levels in South Sudan
Amanuel Mehreteab Gebremedhin
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This mapping study is commissioned by UNDP to identify Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) offering peacebuilding services at national and state levels in South Sudan. To conduct the mapping study,…
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Empowering Pakistan’s Civil Society to Counter Global Violent Extremism
Mehreen Farooq
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Over the past several years, WORDE has been leading a comprehensive study through 35 cities and villages in Pakistan to explore the capacity of civil society for peacebuilding. We’ve identified over…
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An Instructor’s Manual for Developing a Community-Led Approach to Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)
Mehreen Farooq
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Illustrating lessons learned and best practices from two years of programming and evaluation, WORDE produced an accompanying Instructor’s Manual to supplement the evaluation and guide communities and…

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Afghanistan Experts

Bethany L. McGann
RESOLVE Network Knowledge Platform Administrator
Candace Rondeaux
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Monica Duffy Toft
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Safdar Hussain
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Emily Winterbotham
Senior Research Fellow at RUSI focusing on conflict, violent extremism, P/CVE and peace building.
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Philipp Rotmann
GPPi's research, advisory and dialogue activities on global peace & security focus on governance, political economy, norms and organizations of providing (in)security and peace.

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