How do Afghanistan’s neighbors affect the country’s security, now and in the future? What roles do the Taliban, NATO, and IS play? The panel will also examine the development of democratic institutions in the country.
The panel will examine the encounters of Afghan asylum seekers with Swedish and Afghan authorities. Formal, informal, public, and private institutions will be considered with regard to the roles they play in this process, with particular attention to networks or groups without official recognition but which nonetheless operate in an institution-like manner.