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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Pushes the Reset Button

Abdullah Sharif | Posted 05.30.2015 | World
Abdullah Sharif

President Ghani is an educated and competent man and as such is a welcome face in the leadership of Afghanistan. But he is also a part of a very dysfunctional, incompetent and corrupt machine ill-suited for producing the reforms he promised in Washington.

Black Friday for Change

Shannon Galpin | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Shannon Galpin

Each year I'm flummoxed by the kickoff to our holiday season. Let's bring family and friends together to give thanks for what we have on Thursday, and then trample our fellow man at 5:00 a.m. at a local Walmart to purchase cheap electronics on Friday?

Will Civil War Hit Afghanistan When The U.S. Leaves? | Posted 09.01.2012 | World

In the eleven years since the American invasion of Afghanistan, Abdul Nasir has become a modern and prosperous professional. A worldly man in his late...

Afghanistan: Adding Insult to Our Injuries and Deaths

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

Mr. Karzai, with all due respect, our government at the moment can't even decide how much money will be spent on our own people, on our own needs, on our own security. Please be patient -- and appreciative.

The Carnage Continues in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

A quiet city in the north of Afghanistan ignited today after yet another NATO night raid reportedly tore another family apart. Thousands of people took to the streets, again chanting, "Death to America!" as they pelted Karzai's billboards with mud and stones.

Getting Your Man to Commit

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

While roses and tubs of those Trader Joe's cookies are awesome, there is nothing more sexy than a man who is so self-assured that he'll work to shift the gender-power equation.

Undoing Damage in Afghanistan Wrought by Bush-era Diplomat

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Kathleen Parker's idea that Zalmay Khalilzad's "healing powers" could restore Afghan President Hamid Karzai's soundness is more insane than Karzai himself.