Iran, which has patiently hosted a large Afghan refugee population for some time, has been preparing to adjust its refugee policy in line with post-Taliban developments within Afghanistan. The new Iranian policy entails difficult political choices for the host government and possibly painful consequences for the Afghans in Iran.
Strand, Arne; Astri Suhrke & Kristian Berg Harpviken (2004) Afghan Refugees in Iran: From Refugee Emergency to Migration Management. CMI Policy Brief. Bergen/Oslo: CMI/PRIO.