Few outside Afghanistan know the Taliban as well as Prince Turki Al Faisal and at his recent book launch he called for both caution in dealing with them and compassion for the Afghan people they once again rule over.
Arab Digest · Qatar plays a strong foreign policy hand
The murder of a female intelligence officer has brought fragile Somalia to the brink of state collapse.
Arab Digest · The Great War on Terror: feeding the beast
America’s debacle in Afghanistan began with a surprise attack that launched a never-ending ‘war on terror’.
The new UN special envoy has a daunting task trying to end the war; a good start is to pressure to replace UNSC 2216.
The House of Saud is right to feel uneasy about what the US withdrawal from Afghanistan means for the security of their rule.
Arab Digest talks to Sami Hamdi, editor in chief of The National Interest about the Taliban victory and its impact on the Middle East.
Arab Digest · The Middle East weighs up the Taliban triumph
As the seismic shock of the Taliban victory continues to reverberate in Western capitals, Doha and Ankara are well positioned to seek to influence the new regime and ameliorate the stark and threatening reality now facing the West.