My guest today is Romain Malejacq, assistant professor at the department of political science at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Romain studies civil war and political violence, with a particular focus on Afghanistan. He has written a book on Afghan warlords titled Warlord Survival: The Delusion of State Building in Afghanistan (2019, Cornell University Press).
Follow Romain on Twitter: @Afghanopoly
- The past and future of Afghan warlords.
- Don’t expect Afghanistan to have a Western-style government. This explains why.
- Sahelistan? Military Intervention and Patronage Politics in Afghanistan and Mali.
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