· June, 2009

Stories about Afghanistan from June, 2009

Afghanistan: Local conflict is aggravating

  20 June 2009

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 and armed conflict.

Afghanistan: Amnesty International's Report

  6 June 2009

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 local militias.

Afghanistan: Taliban's cartoons

  6 June 2009

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.