Farah Pandith discusses how people should not be deceived by the Taliban's spin cycle in this new era in Afghanistan. She reminds the world that in the new Afghanistan, women and girls will be confronted by tremendous obstacles.
In an article delving into the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, Farah Pandith shares her insights on what she thinks the takeover will mean for the region and what measures worried countries, including the United States, can take.
In this piece for the Council of American Ambassadors, Farah Pandith discusses how soft power can be an effective tool in the Biden administration's counterterrorism arsenal. Noting the emergence of soft power with the establishment of the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) campaign in 2006, Pandith outlines the ways in which American power, innovation and creativity is the best tool to confront growing extremist threats.
Farah Pandith presents a path forward for the world's continuous struggle against terrorist threats and extremism, with a focus on successful multilateral cooperation and whole-of-society methods, in an impressively detailed examination of where we stand 20 years after 9/11.
In this article, Farah Pandith describes how recent years have exposed a frightening, dangerous new era in which children are being taught to hate and are plotting terrorist strikes. She writes that in the past, society has failed to notice developing tendencies, and that counterterrorism professionals must renew their attention – and apply new defenses – immediately.