Media & Commentary

“The United States’ Unvarnished Cruelty in Afghanistan,” with Bhav Jain, Simar S. Bajaj, and Mariam Noorulhuda, Undark Magazine, August 25, 2022. 

"Muslims are fighting on both sides in Ukraine," The Washington Post, March 10, 2022. 

“Global Health Responsibilities in a Taliban-led Afghanistan,” Nature Medicine, November 8, 2021, with Bhav Jain, Simar S. Bajaj, and Mariam Noorulhuda. DOI 10.1038/s41591-021-01547-8.

“The Ephemeral Emirate? Dilemmas of a Taliban State,” Berkley Forum,  Islam, Politics, and the Future of Afghanistan, November 3, 2021.

“What the US exit from Kabul tells us about the value of Afghan lives,” Open Democracy, August 31, 2021, with Nasema Zeerak. 

"The War In Afghanistan Is Officially Ending. Now What?", FiveThirtyEight, August 31, 2021

"Politics Podcast: What The Chaotic End Of The War In Afghanistan Means For Biden", FiveThirtyEight, August 30, 2021

"Historian: Trump's deal with Taliban created a 'roadmap toward a surrender'", CNN, August 17, 2021

“The Taliban wants to rule Afghanistan again. But the country has changed.” The Washington Post, July 20, 2021, with Wazhmah Osman. 

"The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has encouraged the Taliban to stake their future on the battlefield, Stanford scholar says," Stanford Report, July 19, 2021

“The Necessity of an Afghan Resettlement Program,” The New York Times, April 6, 2016.

“America’s Afghan Refugee Crisis”: 15 Years into War, U.S. Urged to Resettle More Displaced Afghans, Democracy Now, April13, 2016

“America’s Afghan Refugee Crisis,” Foreign Policy, February 4, 2016.