The third annual Afghan Ski Challenge pitted thirty competitors, an even split between Afghans and foreigners, against the treeless massif of central Afghanistan.
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For the Afghan Peace Volunteers living in a working class area of Kabul's "Karte Seh" district, daily problem-solving requires a triage process.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand says it will withdraw its small contingent of troops from Afghanistan a year earlier than planned.
"In Khandahar, you sleep with your back against the wall," Naeem joked with a big grin. "You know what they say over there? 'Allah save everything, but wall save butts.'"
Khamad Jan, age 22, remembers that, as a youngster, he was a good student who enjoyed studying. "Now, I can't seem to think," he said sadly, looking at the ground. There was a long pause. "War does this to your mind."
In his second dispatch, "The Vote Comes to Afghanistan's Peaceful Heartland" for Foreign Policy, September 20, Schuster Institute Senior Fellow E. Ben...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan is gearing up to award contracts to mine one the world's largest iron ore deposits buried in a peaceful provinc...
Unlike McCain, who keeps recycling President Bush's bravado of catching "Bin Laden dead or alive," Obama, to his credit, has articulated his Afghanistan strategy more clearly.
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