Some basic humanitarian principles have been accorded to be put in practice by humanitarian workers. Which are these basic principles and how have they been implemented in practice? We will take a closer look at the case of Afghanistan.
Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks the security instability in the greater Middle East persists. Which are the main challenges ahead that the international actors will have to deal with?
The death of Osama bin Laden has been – particularly on a symbolic level – marked as an important milestone in the US fight against terrorism. Nevertheless, its positive effects on the ground in Afghanistan will most likely be rather mince in the crucial time when the Afghan National Security Forces are preparing to take over security in various cities, districts and provinces.