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· February, 2007

Stories about Afghanistan from February, 2007

Afghanistan: Heroes and Warlords

Afghanistanica, a new blog covering Afghanistan, looks at the role of public relations strategies in Ahmed Shah Masood being remembered as a hero and Rashid Dostum being considered a warlord....

Kazakhstan: Afghanistan Veteran

neweurasia posts a fascinatin interview with a veteran of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Kazakhstan, the Soviet: “Stalinkas” and “Khrushchevkas”, Afghanistan and the Red Army Holiday

Save the Houses Photo by Adam Kesher Blogger Adam Kesher is displeased: the “Stalin's” house next to his own is going to be replaced by a new fancy building. These...

Afghanistan: Eradication

Joshua Foust says it is a bad sign for drug eradication efforts in Afghanistan that the US is sending its former ambassador to Colombia to head its Kabul embassy.

Afghan Whispers:National Reconcilation and Ashura

Askar Gu Raiz talks about national reconcilation in country.The blogger writes I believe the mere debate around the hostilities of the past three decades, and the indirect confession that parties...

Afghanistan: Aid Failures

Joshua Foust takes a look at problems with the aid given to Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Dog Fighting

Kabul Diary reports from the scene of an extremely popular sport in Afghanistan, dog fighting.

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