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Afghan Youth

Youth, Television and What Might Keep Afghanistan from Ending up Like Iraq

Sam Schneider | Posted 09.08.2014 | World
Sam Schneider

Ever since the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) began their recent offensive in Iraq, anxieties about the potential of something similar taking place in Afghanistan have abounded. Yet many have missed a crucial piece of the puzzle.

Ten Investments to Defuse the Afghan Demographic Time Bomb After 2014

Jorrit Kamminga | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Jorrit Kamminga

Before the end of the security transition in 2014, a serious discussion should be started on how the international community can best serve the needs of the youth, and use its civilian power to turn them into our greatest asset and hope for long-term security and stability.

Will the Next Afghan Generation Light the Cities?

Rangina Hamidi | Posted 10.06.2012 | Impact
Rangina Hamidi

On this anniversary day I, his fourth daughter of five ask, what good can come from the death of an Afghan mayor, of an Afghan father? Perhaps it can come from the lessons and legacy of his life.

The Ghost and the Machine

Kathy Kelly | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

Fazillah, age 25, lives in Maidan Shar, the central city of Afghanistan's Wardak province. She married about six years ago, and gave birth to a son, Aymal, who just turned five. His father was killed by an American bomber plane, remote-controlled by computer.

A New Year Invitation: Bring In 2011 With The Youth Of Afghanistan

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

I can't imagine a better way of celebrating the original Christmas event, or a better way of kicking off a new year, than by allowing our genuine and well-warranted joy to be interrupted by the suffering of our world, even for a moment.

Afghanistan's Youth Rock To Western Pop

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jean MacKenzie and Mohammad Sediq Behnam HERAT -- Sex, drugs and rock n' roll: It's the young person's menu of choice the world over. Afghanis...