The journal includes contributions from both policymakers and academics and explores the national, regional, and global ramifications of the Taliban-takeover. The articles deal with issues such as protection, Afghan women and education.

In Return to Afghanistan: The perils of returning to unstable and insecure countries Constanza Vera-Larrucea and Henrik Malm Lindberg write about return migration based on the AMIF-funded study Those who were sent back (2021:10). The rejected asylum seekers from Sweden were living under especially harsh circumstances after arrival and the recent developments has made this group even more vulnerable. It makes reintegration in a context of conflict, pandemic, and poverty less likely and instead increases a return - back to Europe.

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