To understand Afghanistan’s future, reckon with the region’s colonial past
Inspiration from their history could chart a sustainable future. Colonial partition fuel the Taliban’s expansion in Afghanistan and fascist Hindu nationalism in India. Priya Satia, a professor of international history at Stanford University, reveals why it is so important to remember and amplify the views of the Khidmatgars, a nonviolent resistance movement of anti-colonial coexistence.
From Foreign Policy