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Violence Breeds Violence: “Afghanistan without bombs and burqas”

by Wazhmah Osman – Afghanistan/USA – Today Afghanistan finds itself in a state of collapse and at the center of a powerful network of global terrorism. […]

Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Corruption, Feature Articles, Middle East, Political Violence, Politics & Democracy, Taliban, Terrorism, United States, War & Conflict

Another 5 years of Karzai: An Afghan-American Perspective from Kabul

by Wazhmah Osman – Afghanistan/USA – I was born in Kabul, Afghanistan during the good years, in the early seventies. Among my fondest memories is walking […]

Afghanistan, Business & Economy, Economic Inequality, Feature Articles, Middle East, Politics & Democracy, Taliban

India Braces for US Pressure on Afghanistan and Kashmir

by Aditi Bhaduri – India – As US President Barack Obama commits a troops increase in Afghanistan and a recognition of the “good Taliban,” and as […]

Afghanistan, Development, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, India, Kashmir, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics & Democracy, Taliban

The Beauty Academy of Kabul

by Jessica Mosby – USA – When thinking of Afghanistan, it is difficult not to be overwhelmed by despair. Violence claimed over 6,000 lives in 2007 […]

Afghanistan, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Middle East, Taliban, Teaching & Learning, Women's Rights