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Afghanistan Politics

Afghanistan's Rock-bottom Global Corruption Ranking

Frank Vogl | Posted 02.05.2013 | World
Frank Vogl

The 2012 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index, published yesterday, finds Afghanistan at the absolute bottom, sharing this dismal place with North Korea and Somalia. There is a brutal message here for the architects of Western geo-political strategy.

Regional Commitment to Afghanistan Is Critical

Yerzhan Kazykhanov | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Yerzhan Kazykhanov

We believe strongly that Afghanistan now has a new opportunity to build a better future for its people. It is in the interests of all who value peace and stability that Afghanistan succeeds.

Afghanistan Still Under Control Of Warlords, Fundamentalists: Afghan Politician

The Guardian | Malalai Joya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In 2005, I was the youngest person elected to the new Afghan parliament. Women like me, running for office, were held up as an example of how the war ...