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· September, 2011

Stories about Afghanistan from September, 2011

Afghanistan: Donor dependence

Nick Fielding writes that the US and other donors have provided 90 per cent of Afghanistan's public expenditures in 2006-2010. With the 2014 target date for the withdrawal of US...

Afghanistan: Taliban propaganda on the internet

Nick Fielding writes about Taliban's presence on the internet with public relations accounts in popular social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube as well as videos disseminated through cellphones in...

Afghanistan: Local police units failing

Nick Fielding reviews a new Human Rights Watch report on the creation of the Afghan Local Police last summer, noting that impunity-driven militias participated in murderous tribal vendettas, targeted killings,...

Afghanistan: The country's relations with China

Nasim Fekratْ looks into the historic background and current state of Afghan-Chinese political, trade and economic relationships.

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