Stories about Afghanistan from June, 2007
Both Registan.net and Nonpon discuss the drawings of Canadian National Post illustrator Richard Johnson, who spent two months embedded with Canadian troops in Kandahar and presents a rare and haunting insight into life in the war-torn province.
Afghanistanica considers what makes for an electable presidential candidate in Afghanistan.
Ronin reports that the recent clash between Hazaras and Kuchis in Afghanistan has been resolved with the Kuchis withdrawing to Pashtun land.
Sun Leaf talks about the painful situation of Afghanistan's education system. The blogger says Compared to other countries in Asia, the Afghan education situation is startling. The statistics below show that tremendous challenges remain. One of the poorest measures includes funding or implementing short-term education projects, which are abrubtly brought...
Mohammad Fahim Khairy says that nomadic Pashtun tribes exploit and abuse the Hazaras of central Afghanistan.
Kabul Diary writes on a visit to Bamiyan and the charm of the people who live there.
Joshua Foust says that one of the positive unintended consequences of the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan is an improvement in the condition of homosexuals.
My State Failure Blog offers up some policy prescriptions for combating opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan.
Afghan Lord reports on the murder of two female journalists in Afghanistan.
Bonnie Boyd reports on efforts to eradicate various diseases in Afghanistan.
Ronin says a fellow blogger has it wrong on RAWA, and corrects the record.
SunLeaf discusses some non-Afghan champions of Afghanistan.
Afghanistanica examines the prospects for tourism in Afghanistan's Nuristan province and finds them quite good if one happens to be an elite airborne soldier.
Fahim Khairy reports that children are being used as tools to protest the expulsion of Malalai Joya from parliament.