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A famous shrine
My latest upload was the last photo from my journey through Afghanistan in 1972.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
For ski break without crowds (or rebels), an Afghan town beckons
BAMIAN, Afghanistan>> It will be a long time before anyone calls this mountain town a tourist trap, especially at 9,000 feet when lows in the winter can plunge to 20 degrees below zero.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Afghan women see little progress in battle for rights
In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan.
8 Women Who Already Made The World A Better Place In 2014
Col. Jamila Bayaz was appointed to run security in the Kabul's District 1 in January, becoming the first woman in such a senior frontline role.
The London Free Press
Canada packing up mission in Afghanistan
MGen Dean Milner, CCTM-A, NCSE Commander is greeted by an ANA member while visiting the Canadian Engineering Kandak validation exercise at KMTC, Kabul on August 26, 2013.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Afghan notebook: Downhill daredevils
The BBC's Kawoon Khamoosh has been to Bamiyan province to see Afghans strap on skis and boards and tackle the white stuff.
India a Tremendous Friend: Karzai
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday described India as a "tremendous friend" of his country and said New Delhi will continue to play a significant role in his country even after the bulk of the US forces withdraw from the country in the coming months.
Northern Michigan News
Manton native returns home after second tour in Afghanistan
While this time has been easier than after her first tour, Gomez said driving has been somewhat stressful.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Know Theatre Presents We Will Rise: Selections from Afghan Women's Writing Project This Weekend
Know Theatre of Cincinnati presents We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women's Writing ProjectAdapted by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek Know Theatre is pleased to announce our next production, We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women's Writing Project.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Afghanistan's Army As You've Never Seen It
"They have gardens everywhere," says filmmaker Brenda Dorne. She's enthusing about an unlikely subject: the Afghan National Army, soon to be the main opponent to the Taliban.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Huffington Post
Roya Sadat: "She even changed her name to Sohrab, a boy's name"
Roya Sadat was one of the first female filmmakers to emerge after the fall of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
Pakistan, Afghanistan Welcome Decision On Head Scarves
Zahra Mahmoodi , captain of the Afghan women's national soccer team, signs an Afghan-made soccer ball for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul last year.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Fort at Ghazni
One from my archives. This photo was taken in 1970 on my first Overland journey across Asia.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Fiscal reforms, tariff rationalisation urged to improve trade with Afghanistan
Karachi: Co-President Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry Zubair Motiwala during a meeting with representatives from US Consulate, Richard Bakewell, Senior Economic Officer and Peter Fricke - Economic Officer at the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan deliberated on the concerns raised by PAJCCI ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Eyeing Afghan exit, US intensifies campaign against Haqqani network : February 27, 2014,
KABUL/WASHINGTON: The United States has intensified its drive against the Taliban-linked Haqqani network in an attempt to deal a lasting blow to the militants in Afghanistan before foreign combat forces depart this year, according to multiple US officials.
Obama Threatens Karzai with Full US Withdrawal
Frustrated with his Afghan counterpart, President Barack Obama is ordering the Pentagon to accelerate planning for a full U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of this year.
Why the U.S. Needs to Keep Troops in Afghanistan
Soldiers with the U.S. Army's Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment kneel while on patrol near Command Outpost AJK in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province Jan. 24, 2013.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan Youth Debates: Officials Banned From Backing Candidates
Government officials are banned from supporting candidates during the Afghan election campaign and will be prosecuted if they are caught doing so, an IWPR debate has heard.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan Youth Debates: Astute Young Voters Key to Poll Success
Afghanistan's presidential election must have the backing of young voters if it is to succeed, an IWPR debate has heard.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Dempsey: Past Year - Surprisingly Positive' for Afghan Forces
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT, Feb. 25, 2014 - By both NATO and Afghan accounts, the past year "has been surprisingly positive" for the Afghan national security forces, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.