Amin Saikal

Amin Saikal

Amin Saikal is Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Public Policy Fellow and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (the Middle East and Central Asia) at the Australian National University, and author of Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival (2012).

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: A pawn in major power rivalry?

Russia has sought the opportunity to expand its influence in Afghanistan at the expense of the US.

Afghanistan: A pawn in major power rivalry?