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Social Media: Hotspots: Afghanistan

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Barack Obama to offer tough love on European tour
Columnist Irwin Stelzer writes of Barack Obama’s forthcoming tour of Europe that European leaders won't mind being photographed with an American presidential candidate who could probably win an electi... Read More...


Peace Deals that Destabilize Afghanistan
Peace Deals that Destabilize Afghanistan
Author analyzes peace negotiations between Pakistan and the Taliban and their effect on Afghanistan and issues facing it. By M. Ashraf Haidari (07/03/2008) Read More...


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The Long Arm of Pakistan
Co-founder of the Afghanistan Centre for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) Haroun Mir writes about the role of Pakistan in the Afghan activities of Al-Qaida. (The Times of India, 07/02/2008) Read More...


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Canada Needs to Keep its Troops in Afghanistan
Author provides argument for continued Canadian military troops in Afghanistan. By M. Asraf Haidari. (Eurasianet, 05/23/2007) Read More...


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Should Canada Stay? Human Security in Afghanistan
Speech given by Mr. M. Ashraf Haidari regarding challenges facing Afghanistan. (03/06/2008) Read More...


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Is Pakistan Appeasing the Taliban?
While moderate elements of the Taliban do need to be co-opted into the political process, Pakistan's recent peace deal threatens to strengthen Taliban's capabilities and bases. By Sharad Joshi (Foreig... Read More...


Paris Conference: An Opportunity to Address Afghanistan’s Key Rebuilding Challenges
Paris Conference: An Opportunity to Address Afghanistan’s Key Rebuilding Challenges
M. Ashraf Haidari, the Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC, discusses rebuilding challenges that should be addressed at the Paris Support Conference. By M. Ashraf Haid... Read More...


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Slipping back to the Taliban
The author, co-founder and deputy director of Afghanistan 's Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), argues that foreigners should step in to stop the government allowing Taliban-style laws t... Read More...


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Will Washington's New Counternarcotics Policy in Afghanistan Work?
Author examines new counternarcotics policy and provides a ground level alternative. By Haroun Mir and Jens F. Laurson (first published in the Central Asia-Caucasas Institute Analyst, 10/17/2007) Read More...


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Turkish Initiative for Pakistani-Afghan Dialogue
Examines the Turkish effort to reinvigorate negotiations between the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 05/30/2007) Read More...


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Afghanistan: Five Years Later
After America's five year occupation of Afghanistan, Rumsfeld takes stock of the situation. By Donald Rumsfeld. (Washington Post, 10/7/2006) Read More...


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Order in the Courts
The recent approval of several moderate Supreme Court justices in Afghanistan presents new opportunities and challenges to establish a democracy with effective checks and balances. By J Alexander Thi... Read More...


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Order in the Courts
The author writes that while this has been a bad year for the reconstruction of Afghanistan, with the Taliban reconstituting and the population weary of foreign occupation, great progress has been mad... Read More...


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Women's Participation in the Democratic Processes in Iraq and Afghanistan
Report on women's participation in democratization efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. By Michelle D. Bernard, A. Yasmine Rassam, and Lida Sahar Noory. (Independent Women's Forum, 7/6/2006) Read More...


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The Crescent and the Gavel
Thier says the Abdul Rahman death penalty case is an illustration of the uneasy balance between Afghanistan's constitutional democratic norms and conservative Islamic values of the post-Taliban judici... Read More...


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Afghanistan: The Other War
As our attention turns toward Iraq, Afghanistan has largely been neglected by American policy makers. (The Nation, 3/9/06) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Haron Amin
IA-Forum talks with the Afghan Ambassador to Japan, HE Haron Amin. By Jason Miks. (1/25/2006) Read More...


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Keeping The Progress Going
After a short trip to Afghanistan and Iraq, Congressman Ford gives his appraisal of the situation. By Harold Ford Jr. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...


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Chinese, Russian Militaries To Hold First Joint Drills
Chinese and Russian military forces will hold their first combined exercise. The possible goals of this exercise appear to be to strengthen their alliance in the face of the U.S. presence in Central ... Read More...


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Afghan Poppycock: Hamid Karzai's halfhearted jihad
Discusses an Afghan drug war. By David Bosco. (Carnegie Endowment 5/18/2005) Read More...


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Let a Thousand Licensed Poppies Bloom
How Afghan opium can help the country and ease global pain. By Maia Szalavitz (International Herald Tribune, 7/14/2005) Read More...


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How the U.S. shortchanged the war
The author argues that even in the midst of the London bombings, the U.S. is and has been sidetracked by Iraq. He states that this has diverted precious resources from fighting global terror as well ... Read More...


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Heavy Toll in Afghan Fight for Navy's Proud Elite
This article discusses the impact of recent U.S. Navy Seal casualties in Afghanistan. By James Dao (New York Times, 09 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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Downed US Seals may have got too close to Bin Laden
The authors discuss the evidence that the downed special operations unit in a known Taliban stronghold may have gotten too close to a high priority target such as al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Ton... Read More...


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Uzbeks Threaten to Evict U.S. From an Air Base Near Afghanistan
The Uzbek government has threatened to evict the U.S. military from an airbase which supports operations in Afghanistan. This threat comes just days after a meeting of the Russia/China led Shanghai C... Read More...


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Russia ready to cooperate with NATO on Afghan terrorism
Russia is ready to cooperate with NATO to prevent the threat of terrorism expanding from Afghanistan. (6/24/2005, RIA Novosti) Read More...


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Coalition forces fear rise in Afghan suicide attacks
Coalition forces are on greater alert in Afghanistan as Taliban remnants and al-Qaeda fighters are using Iraq-style attacks with increasing frequency. By Levon Sevunts (Washington Times, 23/06/2005.) Read More...


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U.S. Plans to Renew Its Offer of Food Aid to North Korea
The U.S. plans to offer 55,000 tons of food this year to North Korea at the same time it is trying to lure it back to the negotiating table. The U.S. maintains that this was strictly a humanitarian e... Read More...


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Karzai Asks Musharraf for Border Help
Pakistani leader Musharraf assured Afghanistan's President that they will continue to support efforts to secure the border where Taliban have traveled between, despite reports of Pakistan relaxing bor... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: MG Abul Faisel and MG Habibi
IA-Forum Interview: MG Abul Faisel and MG Habibi
IA-Forum speaks with MG Abul Faisel, Minister of Inspector General and MG Habibi, Inspector General of the General Staff of Afghanistan about current issues there. Interpreter: Mr. Badi Badiozamani.... Read More...


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