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ISIS Bombing In Afghanistan Kills Father Of All-Girl Robotics Team Captain
Less than two weeks ago, 14-year-old Fatemah Qaderyan was competing with her team at a robotics contest in Washington, D.C.
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All-Girl Robotics Team In Afghanistan Risked Death To Compete In U.S. But Were Still Denied
The girls were "crying all the day" when they learned their visas would be denied.
'Eyes Wide Open, an Afghan Journey': Photos by Pia Torelli
E. Nina Rothe
"My pictures show great devastation, but also many cheerful faces, especially those of children at schools. The reconstruction of many schools, above all, seems to give hope to the Afghan people."
The Paradoxical Afghan/Iranian Alliance
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.
The Real Costs of CIA Cash
Advocacy director, Human Rights Watch
The twist of the latest CIA cash scandal is not the CIA is handing over wads of U.S. bills to a corrupt president. It is that the CIA has continued to hand over cash for so long, which is not merely unethical but now antithetical to the U.S. government's stated policy goals.
Security Transition in Afghanistan
Deputy Editor, Council on Foreign Relations
Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced that local security forces will take over control in the provinces of Bamiyan, Panjshir, and much of Kabul, from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) beginning in July.
The Failure of Iran's Public Diplomacy in Afghanistan
Writer, blogger, analyst
The real extent of damage from the Iranian fuel blockade on ordinary Afghans is not fully clear yet, but protests across Afghanistan are an indicator that many people are feeling the pinch.
Afghan Anti-Drug Officers Burn Confiscated Opium (PHOTOS)
Curtis M. Wong
In Search of the Moderate Muslim: It Takes an Ummah
Qanta Ahmed, MD
Author, 'In the Land of Invisible Women'
Until moderate Muslims find each other, 'find the other hand,' and start a global response, nothing less than a cacophony of figurative clapping, we will remain as we are now: voiceless.
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