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· June, 2007

Stories about Afghanistan from June, 2007

Facets of Afghanistan

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...

Afghanistan: The Next President

Afghanistanica considers what makes for an electable presidential candidate in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Kuchi-Hazara Dustup

Ronin reports that the recent clash between Hazaras and Kuchis in Afghanistan has been resolved with the Kuchis withdrawing to Pashtun land.

Afghan Whispers:Education, music, wonderful nature and freedom

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...

Afghanistan: Kuchi Incursion

Mohammad Fahim Khairy says that nomadic Pashtun tribes exploit and abuse the Hazaras of central Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Charms of Bamiyan

Kabul Diary writes on a visit to Bamiyan and the charm of the people who live there.

Afghanistan: Unintended Consequence

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.

Afghanistan: Poppy Prescription

My State Failure Blog offers up some policy prescriptions for combating opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Female Journalists Murdered

Afghan Lord reports on the murder of two female journalists in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Disease Eradication

Bonnie Boyd reports on efforts to eradicate various diseases in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: RAWA's History

Ronin says a fellow blogger has it wrong on RAWA, and corrects the record.

Afghanistan: Heroes of Afghanistan

SunLeaf discusses some non-Afghan champions of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Tourism in Nursitan

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.

Afghanistan: Children Used as Political Props

Fahim Khairy reports that children are being used as tools to protest the expulsion of Malalai Joya from parliament.

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