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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lam Thuy Vo Afghanistan is an increasingly dangerous war zone, but, according to journalist Lam Thuy Vo, Germany hasn't exactly laid out the welcome mat for Afghan refugees. While Germany approved 96 percent of asylum applications for Syrians in 2015, Afghan asylum-seekers have less than a 50-50...
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Published: 01 December 2016
As an Afghan refugee, Zabi Hashemi has a 50–50 chance of receiving asylum status in Germany. LAM THUY VO As an Afghan refugee, Zabi Hashemi has a 50–50 chance of receiving asylum status in Germany. / LAM THUY VO More
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Published: 01 June 2012
Alima, a three-year-old Afghan girl, lines up with other IDPs to receive winter coats in Farah City. Alima, a three-year-old Afghan girl, lines up with other IDPs to receive winter coats in Farah City. ISAF Public Affairs More
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal asks leading writers and thinkers about the role of family values in an evolving world. We hear from Mexican-American authors Sandra Cisneros and Erika L. Sanchez, Afghan nonprofit leader Sakena Yacoobi, Tajik novelist Shahzoda Nazarova, and writer Devdutt Pattanaik of India...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 25–36.
Published: 01 September 2012
...James L. Creighton In late August, we were ordered to open polling sites in the southern Day Kundi district of Gizab. This region revolted against the Taliban in April 2010 and was viewed as a shining example of the potential of the Afghan people to overthrow the insurgents and create a stable...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 82–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Haq, an Afghan Pashtun leader in the anti-Taliban resistance. At his invitation, I was accompanying Haq to his meeting with northern Tajik Commander Ahmed Shah Masood to discuss a strategy to end the long Afghan war. The army’s massive covert support for radical Sunni Islamist groups in Pakistan...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the Reconstruction of Afghanistan Barnett R. Rubin an d Andrea Armstrong For much of the modern era, Afghanistan The collapse of the Afghan state as a re­ might credibly be defined as a large body of sult of the Soviet invasion in 1979 and the rocky land surrounded by neighbors...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 69–78.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Michael Daxner © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute Between 2003 and 2007, I visited Afghanistan 10 times in my capacity as an advisor to the Afghan Minister of Higher Education, and as an independent academic researcher examining relations between the NATO-led...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 31–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jack Devine; Whitney Kassel Jack Devine is former CIA deputy director of operations and chief of the CIA Afghan Task Force, 1986-87. He is president of the Arkin Group, a private sector intelligence company based in New York. Whitney Kassel is a former foreign affairs specialist for...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Shakir conducts jihad with the sword. God Peshawar, Pakistan, and operated by the becomes happy with the defeat of the Rus­ Afghan mujahidin (holy warriors), pub­ sians lished a series of primary education text­ Z al [is for] Oppression (zulm). books replete with images of Islamic...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 68–77.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Alima, a three-year-old Afghan girl, lines up with other IDPs to receive winter coats in Farah City. Alima, a three-year-old Afghan girl, lines up with other IDPs to receive winter coats in Farah City. ISAF Public Affairs ...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 March 2006
... threat to easy task. Afghanistan’s government ranks the expansion of Afghan government au­ among the world’s weakest and its people thority than at any point since late 2001.”5 among the most destitute. The country re­ The hard-core Taliban may be temporarily lies on international assistance not...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the answer, from one who was there at the time, king in 1973. While it may sound sinister is almost certainly no. to call those officers “Soviet-trained,” many Like the beat of a butterfly’s wings, in the Afghan military had received training this local coup fanned regional and then just...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 79–88.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Patricia Degennaro © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute On April 1 this year, a riot erupted in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Afghanistan’s Balkh province. Infuriated by a Florida preacher’s burning of a Quran, hundreds of Afghans overran a United Nations...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 1.
Published: 01 September 2001
... tenth of Afghan territory. The presumed purpose was to deprive Americans of even a toehold in Afghanistan. It was a foretaste of skill at orches­ tration on the part of a woefully underestimated adversary, known generically to specialists as the “bearded engineer.” Osama Bin Laden, the errant son...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... tracked the Red Shirts, a brave, promising deepened after the Second Afghan War and inconvenient popular movement. (1878-1881), which ended in a standoff. Despite the recurrent raids and counterraids i? Of all the peoples on the subcontinent, on the...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 45–55.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Pakistan to train world of Islamic militancy. During the same and fight alongside the Mujaheddin, or to period, Tajikistan’s Islamic opposition was study at Pakistani and Saudi madrassas. inspired by the Afghan Tajik military com­ Moreover, in 1986, the United States, Brit­ mander Ahmad Shah Masud’s...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 111–114.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in nine Muslim nations this February found that only 18 percent believed Muslims were responsible for the attacks, and three out of four persons opposed America’s Afghan campaign. Doubtless this partly reflects the media bias in the nine countries, but it bodes ill for any U.S. invasion of...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
... largely Uzbek following, began agi­ to undermine what he sees as his ideological tating in the early 1990s; the i m u ’s numbers opposition. But a vocal minority is increas­ soon grew to include Tajiks, Kazakhs, Kyr­ ingly concerned about his measures. Count­ gyz, Chechens, Pakistanis, Afghans, and...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Junger for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Film for Restrepo , takes us to a remote corner of Afghanistan, deep in the Korengal Valley, for a remarkable portfolio that explores the complex interactions between Afghan villagers and the Americans who came, unbidden, to change their ancestral way of...