The United States and the Taliban have a complex history, beginning with the sanctions against the Taliban in the 1990s, from the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 to the present Taliban government takeover. A recession and a humanitarian crisis ...

LOS ANGELES — In August, U.S. President Joe Biden decided to withdraw American military troops from Afghanistan, citing the need to end the “forever war” that created over two decades of conflict.  Shortly after this decision, a swift takeover of ...

LOS ANGELES — 87% of the world’s population agrees that education is a vital part of a child’s development. Yet, in Afghanistan, nearly two-thirds of girls do not attend school or have access to education. How has this egregious disruption ...

LOS ANGELES — In past years, Qatar has made continuous efforts to implement more democratic practices into the government and the daily lives of its citizens. Now, Qatar looks to  further these efforts internationally by primarily serving as the mediator ...

LOS ANGELES — As the Taliban closes in on women’s rights following their seizure of power, the state of female schooling hangs in the balance; the future of women’s education in the country is marred with uncertainty, contradiction and fear.  ...

LOS ANGELES — On April 14, President Joe Biden announced that he would be moving forward with the withdrawal of American military troops from Afghanistan — a deal brokered by the previous administration under former President Donald Trump. Biden’s initial plan ...

In early September, the Taliban and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan began historic peace talks in Doha, Qatar aimed at actualizing a power-sharing government after nearly two decades of war. Following repeated delays and arduous negotiations, delegations from the two ...