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Afghan young to raise their eyes heavenwards

The military campaign in Afghanistan may be drawing down, and it is surely time for civil society cooperation to take hold. There are a number of such projects underway already, to which we can now add an educational initiative managed by British science communicator Christopher Phillips and the Afghanistan Astronomy Association. Reach for the Stars [...]
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Afghan President Welcomes Obama's Order To Shut Guantanamo

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president applauded the decision to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay _ where an undisclosed number of Afghans have been incarcerated _ as a move that will boost global support for t... Read Post

US wasted $6.5 million on Afghan broadcast towers: investigation

News : The Raw Story (yesterday)

Six communications towers built in Afghanistan were never used and were a waste of more than $6.5 million in U.S. taxpayer funds, an inquiry into U.S. State Department spending on Afghan reconstruction said on Thursday. The inquiry ... Read Post

An Open Letter From Afghanistan

News : The Daily Beast (3 years ago)

Members of the Afghan government, media, civil society, and private sector have written to Obama asking for sustained U.S.-Afghan cooperation on the economy and security. Read Post

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