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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Caucasus: Afghanistan

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Is Joe Biden Speaking Through the Washington Post Op-Ed Page?
A piece questioning the relationship between the Vice President and Norm Kurz, Biden’s former communications director, in terms of Kurz's writings on Hamid Karzai. (Spencer Ackerman, The Washington I... Read More...


Education and Healthcare Key to Afghanistan’s Secure Future
Education and Healthcare Key to Afghanistan’s Secure Future
Speech by Afghanistan Political Counselor M. Ashraf Haidari about education in Afghanistan. (09/14/2009) Read More...


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States of Conflict: An Update
The authors examine the conditions of Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan; particularly how well the counterinsurgency and stabilization efforts are faring. By Jason Campbell, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Jere... Read More...


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Deployments and Diplomacy
More troops is a start. But to win in Afghanistan, US will need help from its powerful neighbors, writes Henry Kissinger (Newsweek, 10/03/2009) Read More...


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No More Troops for Afghanistan
The author outlines her reasons for backing a policy of massive troop reduction in Afghanistan. By Malou Innocent (Cato Institute, 9/16/2009) Read More...


Revitalization of the Agriculture Sector Key to Winning the Peace in Afghanistan
Revitalization of the Agriculture Sector Key to Winning the Peace in Afghanistan
Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock, discusses the Afghan elections and argues that a developed agriculture sector can lead to peace and prosperity. By... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Haroun Mir
IA-Forum Interview: Haroun Mir
IA-Forum speaks with Haroun Mir, director of Afghanistan’s Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), about the recent elections and other issues facing Afghanistan. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 09/... Read More...


Rebuilding Afghanistan: The Role of Provincial Reconstruction Teams
Rebuilding Afghanistan: The Role of Provincial Reconstruction Teams
Speech by M. Ashraf Haidari, the Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, at Embassy of Canada (Washington DC) Forum on Afghanistan: Partners in Defense. (09/24/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan Is the New Afghanistan
The war in Afghanistan has been compared to America's failure in Vietnam, however, this article suggests that its closer to the Soviet's involvement in Afghanistan when it invaded in 1989. (Foreign Po... Read More...


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Afghanistan: What Are These People Thinking?
The Obama administration is consistently failing to learn the lessons of Vietnam, argues columnist Conn Hallinan. (Foreign Policy in Focus, 09/10/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: Was the Women's Vote Counted?
An analysis of Afghanistan's presidential election by Georgette Gagnon, who volunteered in Afghan election monitor groups. By Georgette Gagnon (The Daily Beast, 09/12/09) Read More...


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The central importance of central Asia
Authors argue that the EU must act now to limit the spillover from Afghanistan's and Pakistan's instability. If not, it will pay later. By Erik Brattberg and Mark Rhinard. (EuropeanVoice, 09/11/2009... Read More...


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Rethinking Afghanistan
The author examines whether the Afghan war is winnable, if worth fighting at all. By Greg Bruno (Council on Foreign Relations, 09/01/2009) Read More...


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Five Things to Watch Around Afghan Elections
A list of five things to watch for in the upcoming weeks regarding the election in Afghanistan. By Brian Katulis with reporting from Democracy International (Foreign Policy, 8/17/2009) Read More...


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Avoid the Rush to Judgment
Afghanistan's election results are in. But, it's going to a long time for the results to be finalized as the Independent Election Commission reviews all the tallies. By Brian Katulis with Democracy In... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: M. Ashraf Haidari
IA-Forum Interview: M. Ashraf Haidari
IA-Forum discusses the 2009 Presidential elections and future of Afghanistan with M. Ashraf Haidari, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC. (IA-Forum, 8/17/2009) Read More...


Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Intersection of National Security and International Justice
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Intersection of National Security and International Justice
Interview with Tyler Moselle, Program Manager and Interim Executive Director at Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy on the conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan about understa... Read More...


Winning the Elusive Peace in Afghanistan
Winning the Elusive Peace in Afghanistan
Authors discuss challenges to gaining peace in Afghanistan and offer points for hope in attaining it. By Shaida M. Abdali and M. Ashraf Haidari. (07/21/2009) Read More...


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If We Lose Hearts and Minds, We Will Lose The War
Success against the Taleban requires a genuine partnership with the Afghan people. By David Kilcullen (The Spectator, 05/21/2009) Read More...


Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan M. Ashraf Haidari argues for increased efforts to educate the women of Afghanistan as a primary step in ensuring greater rights. By M. Ashaf Haidari... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: U.S. Brig. Gen. James Holmes
IA-Forum Interview: U.S. Brig. Gen. James Holmes
IA-Forum speaks with U.S. Brig. Gen. James "Mike" Holmes about his recent tour of duty in Afghanistan about the U.S. mission there. By Cynthia Iris (05/09/2009) Read More...


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How Dangerous Are the Taliban?
The Taliban and al Qaeda may not pose enough of a threat to the United States to make a long war in Afghanistan worth the costs, writes John Mueller. (Foreign Affairs, 04/15/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: M. Ashraf Haidari, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan
IA-Forum Interview: M. Ashraf Haidari, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan
An Interview with M. Ashraf Haidari, the Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington DC who discussion perceptions and misperceptions about Afghanistan. (03/27/2008) Read More...


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The Second Chance
Critics say Afghanistan can't be saved. But a new push from America and Kabul could work, writes Ashraf Ghani. (Prospect, March 2009) Read More...


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Microinsurance Innovation Facility calls for new proposals
In the field of Microfinance, the new product, Microinsurance attract the attention from development practitioner. ILO supports this movement to protect the working poor. (ILO, 02/17/2009) Read More...


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Microfinance and the real economy: impacts and outcomes of the global economic crisis
The current economic and social crisis provides an opportunity to re-think values and business models in finance. ILO Online spoke with Bernd Balkenhol, chief of the ILO’s Social Finance Programme. (I... Read More...


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Number Of Unemployed Women To Soar
Number of unemployed women to soar amid Economic Crisis, warns UN agency. (Scoop, 03/07/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: A Misread War
The illusions, evasions, and distractions of 2002 help explain the crisis of 2009. By Paul Rogers (Open Democracy, 02/27/2009) Read More...


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Moscow Indicates It Won't Be Ignored in the 'Near Abroad'
In an interview with the Council on Foreign Relations, S. Frederick Starr of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University discusses the causes and consequences of Kyrgyz President K... Read More...


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Islamic Microfinance: An Emerging Market Niche
Islamic microfinance has the potential to expand access to finance to unprecedented levels throughout the Muslim world. At the same time, it has challenges. (CGAP, Aug, 2008) Read More...


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