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· June, 2009

Stories about Afghanistan from June, 2009

Afghanistan: Local conflict is aggravating

Nick Fielding reviews a new report from the “Cooperation for Peace and Unity” organisation, which notes that local conflict in Afghanistan is increasing at a faster rate than the insurgency...

Afganistan: Is Iran Supporting the Taliban?

As Iran faces deep unrest over its disputed election, a perhaps darker question haunts the country: Is the Iranian government funding the Afghan Taliban?

Afghanistan: Iranian trace in taliban's armament

Joshua Foust analyzes the news about Iranian weapons for the Taliban in western Afghanistan, and reflects whether it is a deliberate policy or a coincidental or rogue activity within southeastern...

Afghanistan: Amnesty International's Report

Colla reviews the annual report by Amnesty International on Afghanistan, calling it “shocking and shameful”, as it says that people are being terrorized both by the Taleban insurgents and by...

Afghanistan: Taliban's cartoons

A new YouTube character, the cartoon guy, reads out the usual list of highly imaginative battle reports in Afghanistan, literally quoting official press-releases of the Taliban, Colla says.

Afghanistan: Change of Command

Joshua Foust reflects on the fact of change of command in Afghanistan between General McKiernan and General McChrystal, and what it may mean for the further strategies.

Afghanistan: Travelling around Balkh province

Onne Parl shares his travelogue notes and pictures about his trip from Kabul to the Balkh province of Afghanistan.

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