avatar

Najib Sharifi

Najib Sharifi is a political analyst and a former journalist. He is a member of Afghanistan Analysis and Awareness, a Kabul-based think tank.

He could be reached at najib.sharifi1@gmail.com 

Taliban

Russia's new game in Afghanistan

Vladimir Putin's posturing towards Afghanistan has opened a new chapter in the great game in the heart of Asia.

War & Conflict

Ashraf Ghani's gamble with 'butcher of Kabul'

For the Afghan president, a deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is a political win, but it may not bring political stability.