Sharbat Gula’s trials have only begun as recent jailing in Pakistan stirs memories of her iconic 1985 photo
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Results of elections in Afghanistan are questionable. Hampered by intimidation by militia and insurgent groups, corruption and partisanship within the electoral administration, the prospects for fair elections hinge on the prospects for peace. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
People were speaking out about many different issues but, mostly on the for profit wars the weapons industry and the U.S. Government want the people to believe is a war to end terrorism.
How the country is viewed abroad and how the people view themselves is reflected in Afghan film
Even national politicians must fear the widespread reach of Afghan political satire on social media
One of the most powerful achievements of the two-party system has been to effectively limit political competition in a nation still widely regarded as a democracy. These limits are enforced by law and procedure but are also the results of the strategy of Triangulation.
All signs from government point to no solution for plague of Afghan corruption threatening progress
Decades of national tragedy and search for justice define one Afghan woman’s journey in politics
It was the 12th anniversary of Shock & Awe, the U. S. attack on Iraq on Saturday the 21st of March but, it’s been 24 years since the U.S. has been dropping bombs on the country of Iraq
U.S Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted at during a recent visit to Kabul on Saturday that the United States is open to changing its official plan of withdrawal from Afghanistan scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016
The United States military and NATO forces announced their roles in Afghan combat officially ended after a 13 year war which has become the longest war in American history