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· February, 2010

Stories about Afghanistan from February, 2010

Afghanistan: Prospects for exporting Baghlani Gouda

Peter Marton reports on a cheese factory in Afghanistan. It was started 30 years ago, destroyed in the 1980s and re-launched again in 2006.

Afghanistan: How Karzai outsmarted the diplomats

Nick Fielding reviews a report on President Karzai's re-election in Afghanistan, which notes that the US diplomats underestimated his grip on the political machine in Kabul.

Afghanistan: Why so optimistic?

Joshua Foust criticizes General McChrystal, a top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, who offered a hint of optimism on the situation in this country by declaring it is no longer...

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