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Why Afghanistan Can't Wait

Kathy Kelly | Posted 10.10.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

Last week, we spent three anxious hours in an outer waiting area of the "Non-Immigrant Visa" section of the U.S. consulate here in Kabul waiting for our young friends to return from a sojourn through the inner offices where they were being interviewed for visas to come speak to audiences in the United States.

Language and Being American in the World

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gail Vida Hamburg

It is not unusual for US interpreters in Afghanistan to be ignorant of the languages they claimed to be fluent in. Faking understanding of a foreign language is a common vanity.

Roshan: Cell Phone Company Helping to Change Afghanistan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Upon meeting Karim Khoja, C.E.O. of the Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd., also known as Roshan, Afghanistan's largest cell provider, I kne...

A Profile of the Taliban's Propaganda Tactics

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

The Taliban's propaganda tactics exploit particular incidents or issues by elevating them with seemingly related information to provoke the local people to stand up for violence.

Why We Are Not Winning Afghanistan

Doon Baqi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doon Baqi

I think we should pay a little attention to history, both ours and theirs, in order to come out ahead in this chaotic struggle for world peace and pro...