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· July, 2008

Stories about Afghanistan from July, 2008

Afghanistan: Bombing in Kabul

There was a massive suicide bombing at the Indian Embassy in Kabul Monday, killing upwards of 40 people and injuring hundreds more. Many expats and locals are confused at why...

Afghanistan: From Life of Fear to Life of Freedom

The Rumi tells the story about the secondary school in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern town of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Suicide Attack on Indian Embassy

Sanjar reports that the Taliban suicide car bomb has hit the Indian Embassy in Kabul, killing 41 people and wounding 141.

Afghanistan: Descent into Chaos

Barnett R. Rubin reviews a new book by Ahmed Rashid, the Pakistani author of Taliban, taking up the story of Afghanistan, its region, and the U.S.

Afghanistan: Humanitarian situation getting worse

SunLeaf quotes the the United Nations relief chief, who says that humanitarian situation inside Afghanistan is getting worse, with civilian casualties rising and food prices soaring.

Afghanistan: “Opium-Free” North?

Barnett R. Rubin is ironic about the UNODC's World Drug Report, which is warning about rising heroin production in Afghanistan, but hailing the alleged “localization” of the problem.

Afghanistan: Second Round of Blogging Workshop

Nasim Fekrat reports that the second round of blogging workshop was held for tens of Afghan journalists and writers in ancient city of Bamian.

Afghanistan: Marine Corps Goes Social

Joshua Foust notes the irony of forcing the Marine Corps into doing social work in southern Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Second Blogging Workshop in Pictures

Nasim Fekrat, Afghan blogger, informs us that Afghan Association of Blog Writers organized the second blogging workshop in Afghanistan,in city of Bamyan, in June. Watch the photos here.

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