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· October, 2010

Stories about Afghanistan from October, 2010

Afghanistan: Another Taliban official involved in peace talks

Nick Fielding informs his readers that Afghan Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Barodar after having been released from custody in Pakistan, is at the centre of peace efforts, amidst...

Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan: Counter-insurgency campaign faces fuel supply pressures

Eugene Iladi reports on the decision by Kyrgyz authorities to investigate fuel supply contracts to the Manas Transit Center and how this could detriment the American campaign in Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Peace strategy based on flawed assumptions

Nick Fielding analyzes a new report by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, which reveals that the Afghan government's Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme is based on flawed assumptions.

Afghanistan: Opium production down, but prices rise

Nick Fielding says that, according to the latest UN Office on Drugs and Crime report, Afghan opium production decreased significantly due to a disease that affected the crop. Nevertheless, income...

Muslim World & US: Burning the Quran, Media Attention & Terry Jones

Terry Jones and his Dove World Outreach Center have drawn vast international media attention for a plan that had scheduled the burning of the Quran today, September 11th, in Gainesville,...

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