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United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

UN: Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan Topped 10,000 In 2014

AP | By RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 04.19.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of civilians killed or wounded in fighting in Afghanistan climbed by 22 percent in 2014 to reach the highest le...

The Women of Afghanistan Must Not Be Forgotten

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
Ida Lichter, M.D.

A marauding misogynist Taliban in the style of Islamic State is not a fantasy, and the Security Council could envision such an outcome with a resolution that would surely garner a wide consensus of support.

Finding a Role for the UN in Afghanistan

Michelle Barsa | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
Michelle Barsa

As the debates unfold over whether or not an international mediator might be required to support the Afghan peace talks, many in and out of Afghanistan have considered whether the UN might serve in this capacity.