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Shoaib Shafi


Shoaib Shafi is a writer and independent journalist based out of Kashmir. He writes on culture, social and political issues in India. His work has appeared, among other publications, in The Guardian, Foreign Policy, National Geographic Traveller, The Independent, Verso Books, Mint Lounge, The South China Morning Post, Przekrój Magazine and The Drift Magazine.

The New Arab speaks with a number of Afghan refugees, now based in New Delhi, to find out their reaction to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, fears for the future, and how Afghanistan can remove itself from the quagmire of a lasting conflict.

31 August, 2021