'The Netherlands and Afghanistan 2001-2021' is the first Dutch overarching, historical-scientific study on this topic.

Social sounding board

The purpose of the social sounding board is to provide the reseach team with impartial feedback and ideas from different perspectives.

Scientific advisory commission

The Scientific Advisory Commission has a substantive-advisory task and ensures the scientific quality of the research is guaranteed.


This research is conducted by the NIMH and the NIOD, commissioned by the Dutch government.

News and background

View of Kabul from TV hill, 2018. Photo: Kern Hendricks.