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Posts under ‘Afghanistan’
The United States and its NATO allies are constantly debating their Afghan policy these days. One moment President Karzai is being chastised for the rampant corruption and criminalization of Afghan power politics; the next, he’s the West’s only hope of an Afghan leader they can really talk to. The people of Europe and the US want their troops out, but their governments are bound by earlier idealistic promises not to abandon the commitments they made eight years ago.
What kind of political cause endorses hurting little girls?
On Sunday, a girl’s school in Kunduz became the third school in the Afghan province in a week which had to hospitalize its pupils after a poison gas attack.
The weekly edition of South Asia Wired today features a report from Haridwar which is hosting the gi-normous Kumbh Mela which is the most mammoth religious gathering on the planet.
Murali Krishnan braved the crowds and the fierce eyes of the notoriously reclusive Naga Sadhus to ask a couple of young guys why on earth [...]
“Underneath this toy is the most sophisticated laptop in the world, whose primary goal is to transform education in the world.”