ISHR Peacebuilding Program Director on Afghanistan in the Boston Globe

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Last week the director of ISHR's Program on Peacebuilding and Human Rights - David L. Phillips - wrote an op-ed in The Boston Globe entitled "Biden faces vexing questions about counterterrorism". In it, he analyzes what the Biden administration can take away from the developments in Afghanistan.

"The Taliban and the Islamic State are mortal enemies. However, the United States cannot rely on the Taliban — a terror group — as its counterterrorism proxy. Afghanistan under Taliban rule may once again become a launch point for terrorist operations," Phillips writes.

The full article can be found here.