· March, 2008

Stories about Afghanistan from March, 2008

Afghanistan: Women's Day Celebration

  7 March 2008

Mohammad says that the US Army sponsored the celebration of the International Women's Day, March 8, in the northern part of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The festivities included a musical performance of an Afghanistani band and a fashion show.

Afghanistan: Afghan Communism, Made in America

  5 March 2008

Afganistanica finds out that many of the Afganistan's communists in 20th century were indoctrinated in the United States, and analyzes the difference between them and the USSR-educated former communist leaders of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Worshipping the Dead Wahhabis

  3 March 2008

Afghanistanica reflects on the news reports, which say that some small number of Afghans are worshipping at a cemetery in Kandahar province in Afghanistan, where Arab Al Qaeda fighters are buried.

Afghanistan: War, Cost and Impact

  2 March 2008

The tribes in Afghanistan are growing restless. As security measures across the south and far east are faltering, promises of Kabul and NATO remain empty. Joshua Foust reflects why has it come to this.

Afghanistan: Aid Workers Targeted

  2 March 2008

SunLeaf reports on the killings of an American aid worker and her Afghan colleague in Kandahar, Aghanistan, and says that this is yet another worrisome development for the aid community in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Civilian Casualties Grow

  2 March 2008

Afghanistanica states that the issue of civilian casualties in Afghanistan is a highly contentious issue, citing the results of an opinion poll, according to which 29 per cent of Afghans said the international troops were doing a bad job.

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