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The Paradoxical Afghan/Iranian Alliance

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.05.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Humanitarian crises, sectarian clashes, and terrorism in Afghanistan will inevitably impact Iran. The Iranian government holds no illusions about Afghanistan's myriad of problems, nor is there any expectation that these will soon be resolved.

Karzai Won't Replace Ex-Warlord Who US Calls 'The Worst'

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Afghan President Hamid Karzai refused to remove a former warlord from atop the energy and water ministry despite U.S. pressure to o...

Afghanistan Blast Aimed At Powerbroker, Energy Minister Ismail Khan Kills 4

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A powerful member of President Hamid Karzai's Cabinet threatened to quit after a suicide car bomb attack targeted him Sunday, killing fi...

Sundance Film Afghan Star Incredible

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Afghan Star is the perfect window into a country's tenuous, ongoing struggle for modernity. What I would normally consider frivolous entertainment is downright revolutionary here.