Hurting the Host: The Rationale of the Afghan Exodus

Wolf, Siegfried O.

[img]
Preview
PDF, English Print-on-Demand-Kopie (epubli)
Lizenz: Creative Commons LizenzvertragHurting the Host: The Rationale of the Afghan Exodus von Wolf, Siegfried O. underlies the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany

Download (45kB) | Preview
For citations of this document, please do not use the address displayed in the URL prompt of the browser. Instead, please cite with one of the following:

Abstract

"Afghanistan has experienced close to four decades of perpetual violence wars, political upheavals, and religious and ethnic clashes, resulting in millions of Afghans fleeing to neighbouring countries for protection. Facing the Soviet invasion after the Saur revolution and the ensuing civil conflict, between 1979 and the early 1990s approximately six million escaped to Pakistan and Iran, marking the first exodus of Afghan refugees. After Soviet forces withdrew from Afghanistan, around two million refugees decided to return to their country. However, beginning in the mid-1990s, factional clashes led to an outbreak of civil war and the rise of the Taliban, who were able to gain control of major areas and ensued by the establishment of an extraordinary cruel autocratic terror regime. (...)."

Document type: Article
Publisher: E-International Relations
Place of Publication: Bristol
Date: 2015
Version: Secondary publication
Edition: Bearbeiteter Blog-Beitrag
Date Deposited: 29 November 2016
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Subjects: Afghanistan, Taliban, Flüchtling
Uncontrolled Keywords: Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Taliban, Flüchting, Migrant, NATO, ISAF / Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Taliban, Refugees, Migrants, NATO, ISAF
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: Pakistan
other countries
Series: People > Political Column in South Asian Politics by Siegfried O. Wolf
Volume: 46
Related URLs: