How predatory crime and corruption in Afghanistan underpin the Taliban insurgency

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  • 2017•04•18     brookings.edu

    An excerpt from the article by brookings.edu:

    In a report for the United Nations University on the effects of crime and illicit economies on conflict and post-conflict dynamics in Afghanistan, I identify four possible inflection points where the international community and Afghan government could have fundamentally altered the course after the initial choices on the informal distribution of power and its connections to criminality were made in 2001…