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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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Afghanistan troop buildup could more than double

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

WASHINGTON — Military planners now think they may need to send more than double the number of extra troops initially believed needed to help fight the war in Afghanistan. The buildup in the increasingly violent campaign could amount... Read Post

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

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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