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WATCH: Anatol Lieven on Afghanistan–War Without End?

[ 0 ] December 1, 2015 |

via CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL STUDIES (GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE, QATAR) on NOVEMBER 18, 2015:  Anatol Lieven, Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered a CIRS Monthly Dialogue titled, “Afghanistan: War Without End?” on November 9, 2015. Lieven recounted his experiences as a journalist reporting from Afghanistan […]

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Afghanistan President Ghani Addresses Nation and Calls for Calm, Promises Justice

Afghanistan President Ghani Addresses Nation and Calls for Calm, Promises Justice

[ 0 ] November 11, 2015 |

Above is TOLO’s drone footage of Wednesday’s demonstration demanding justice for 7 Hazaras decapitated either by an ISIS or Taleban affiliated group. (For more on who the minority Shiite Hazaras are see related subsection below) by KATHY WHITEHEAD for TOLO NEWS on NOVEMBER 11, 2015:  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday evening addressed the nation and […]

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On Veteran’s Day, Afghanistan Ambassador to U.S. Expresses Gratitude to U.S. Military

[ 0 ] November 11, 2015 |

via MILITARY TIMES on NOVEMBER 10, 2015:  Afghanistan’s ambassador to the U.S., Hamdullah Mohib, released the following statement Tuesday: On this Veteran’s Day, as Americans pause to honor U.S. military members for their sacrifices to protect U.S. freedoms, the Afghan government adds its deep gratitude to the more than 1 million soldiers, sailors and Marines and their families […]

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LISTEN: David Schanzer (Duke) & Scott Briggaman (WPTF) talk Afghanistan, Syria, Russia, and ISIS

LISTEN: David Schanzer (Duke) & Scott Briggaman (WPTF) talk Afghanistan, Syria, Russia, and ISIS

[ 0 ] October 12, 2015 |

WPTF’S SCOTT BRIGGAMAN and DAVID SCHANZER for ON SECURITY on OCTOBER 7, 2015:  Scott Briggaman and David Schanzer discuss the airstrike on Doctors Without Borders hospital in the city of Kunduz in Northern Afghanistan and the security situation in Afghanistan; Russia’s campaign in Syria and its impact on Syria’s future; and the US Treasury Department’s […]

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STUDY: How the Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan Have Become One Larger Conflict

[ 0 ] June 2, 2015 |

by NETA C. CRAWFORD for THE COSTS OF WAR PROJECT (WATSON INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AT BROWN UNIVERSITY) on MAY 22, 2015:  SUMMARY EXCERPT: This report summarizes the separate toll of war on civilians in Afghanistan and  Pakistan and describes some of the ways the wars in each of those countries, while still having distinct features […]

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Afghanistan: With Love (by Mujib Mashal)

Afghanistan: With Love (by Mujib Mashal)

[ 0 ] February 16, 2015 |

by MUJIB MASHAL for “MATTER”/MEDIUM.COM, FEBRUARY 2015:  The host tames his otherwise playful voice into a soft, dreamy thrum: “You are listening to 98.1 Arman FM, Radio of the Hearts. This is The Night of the Lovers.” At the end of every Friday, the second day of the Afghan weekend, Ajmal Noorzai sits behind the […]

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WATCH: Iraq Crisis Builds Bipartisan Support for Keeping U.S. Troops in Afghanistan, Senator Cotton Says

[ 0 ] February 9, 2015 |

by JAMES RUPERT for UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE on FEBRUARY 5, 2015:  The revival by ISIS of a brutal Islamist offensive in Iraq makes it urgent to prevent a similar reversal in the Afghan war—and is increasing congressional support for President Obama to maintain U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) said today. […]

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James Longley’s “Kabul, Afghanistan” Exhibit Open at the Power Plant Gallery (12/9/14-2/20/15)

James Longley’s “Kabul, Afghanistan” Exhibit Open at the Power Plant Gallery (12/9/14-2/20/15)

[ 0 ] December 15, 2014 |

“Jada-e-Maiwand, a vibrant neighborhood near the center of old Kabul, was a scene of fierce fighting and destruction during Afghanistan’s civil war. Twenty years later, the area remains only partially rebuilt: mud-brick homes flank open sewers, market stalls spill over from broad avenues, and winding alleyways reveal blacksmiths, corner grocers, bolani mongers, and bakers impaling […]

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Jihadism in Central Asia: A Credible Threat After the Western Withdrawal From Afghanistan?

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014 |

by BAYRAM BALCI and DIDIER CHAUDET for CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE on AUGUST 13, 2014:  The states of Central Asia—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan—are closely watching the political situation in Afghanistan, a neighbor with whom three of them share a border. This situation concerns them very deeply. Central Asian governments view with alarm and […]

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WATCH LIVE ! 1130 AM EST FRIDAY, APRIL 11: Gen. Raymond Odierno and Duke’s Peter Feaver Discuss Afghanistan, Iraq, and More

WATCH LIVE ! 1130 AM EST FRIDAY, APRIL 11: Gen. Raymond Odierno and Duke’s Peter Feaver Discuss Afghanistan, Iraq, and More

[ 0 ] April 10, 2014 |

WATCH LIVE ! SANFORD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY: Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno will discuss national security and military affairs Friday, April 11, at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. The talk takes place at 11:30 a.m. in Sanford 04 and is free and open to the public. Parking is available in Science Drive […]

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