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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (2): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Conference on Afghanistan in Bonn at the end of 2001, and then served in Kabul as the special representative of the secretary-general until 2004. Lakhdar is presently at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton as a guest of the director. We talked at the Institute about past and present trends in the...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 68–77.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebecca Stewart Rebecca Stewart is a producer, director, and writer specializing in the Middle East and Africa. She recently returned from a year in Afghanistan. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute United Nations Kabul—In the traditional pose of Afghan...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of mitted to land at Kabul airport. There was land mines that will probably retard civiliza­ no sign of any revolutionary rigor; immigra­ tion long after the present obscurantist re­ tion officers were used to Westerners drop­ gime is forgotten, has been devastated just ping into the hippie...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2002
... automatic on the Russians. My brother gave me good weapons. news that the Russians in our country taste When I visited Kabul, Afghanistan’s defeat capital, in May 2000,1 discovered that the 90 WORLD...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Paki­ pin all of these networks. stani military support, they captured Kabul The conflict that gripped Afghanistan in September 1996, and controlled almost over the past 25 years was much more than all of the country by August 1998. They a local or national power struggle and...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Kabul, fearful that the Taliban would murder him for being an atheist. He has applied for asylum, but finds himself stuck in a long and uncertain queue. He and seven other Afghans in his building must make a temporary life in small-town Germany, with only basic language skills and little to do...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 31–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... The prime lessons from that ill-fated moment are the need to provide continued economic and military support to the leadership in Kabul and to obtain the support of Pakistan, while maintaining sufficient intelligence and covert action infrastructure on both sides of the frontier the two countries...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 25–36.
Published: 01 September 2012
... integrity he displayed in Uruzgan could easily have derailed the 2010 election in that region. The Karzai administration had disagreements with local governments over which polling stations to open. Kabul seemed more concerned with ensuring domination by Karzai’s Popalzai tribe—a Pashtun sub-group—while...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 82–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Taliban, Pakistani, and other extremists into Afghanistan to overthrow the Mujahidin government in Kabul. When major Taliban counterattacks resumed in 2005, there was no Afghan army to oppose them, only unreliable warlords paid by the U.S. military and CIA. The United States had shifted its...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... west of Rawalpindi. Its aging signposts still of the Raj’s spoils and its antipathetic diver­ optimistically announce distances north to sity. A thousand miles of foreign territory Kabul and south to Amritsar and Delhi. separated West Pakistan with its 50 million But freedom of movement vanished...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 69–78.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., major donor states have funded civilian reconstruction efforts, many of which have proven more effective and sustainable than past efforts—for example, electricity and water delivery have been improved significantly in cities like Kabul and Herat. But the main goal of coin is the protection of...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 79–88.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... embassy in Kabul, rather than in the provinces. But are there actually ways of changing the institutional culture of foreign-policy bureaucracies to encourage more coordination? I put this question to Lawrence Wilkerson, an independent-minded retired Army colonel who served as Secretary of State...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 45–55.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Kabul in 1996. were affected by the Islamic zeal of the Af­ With the Deobandi-Taliban connection, ghan Mujaheddin. During this period, sev­ the new generation of Islamic militants in eral hundred Uzbek and Tajik Muslims Uzbekistan derived support from the wider clandestinely traveled to...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 92–94.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the former Belgian Congo, South Vietnam, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Liberia, Cyprus, and— as we too keenly now realize— in Afghanistan, where a Soviet-supported regime change in Kabul in 1978-79 prompted covert American aid to a Pakistan-directed uprising...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2005
....) And in the same tra­ dition, lesser keepers of the national museum in Kabul stored archaeological treasures in hiding places to avoid their destruction by the Taliban regime. The final chapter in the sack of Mesopotamia has yet to be written. How splendid if President Bush personally...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 94–102.
Published: 01 September 2005
... victory in Kabul, minister in November 1988, herself ven­ which General Zia was abetting. Indian in­ tured that the fatal crash might well have telligence operatives had a record of under­ been an “act of God.” cover meddling in virtually every country in But wait, what about the Central Intel­...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 147–150.
Published: 01 September 2005
... pilgrims. The deed was ordered by Kabul’s former supreme leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, who said his decision was based on the com­ mand of God and the Koran. Similarly, in predominantly Buddhist Sri Lanka, three suicide bombers in 1998 crashed into Colombo’s most sacred shrine, the Temple of the...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 June 2002
... inva­ in 1953? Was the radicalization of the cler­ sion to protect an extremist Marxist regime gy, for that matter, inevitable? This essay that had seized power in Kabul the year has proposed an examination of the 1953 before. coup as a starting...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
... the outskirts of Kabul and Kandahar. home of terrorists, warlords, ethnic militias, Focusing on failed states may have holy warriors, criminal gangs, arms dealers, caused us to pay insufficient attention to the and drug merchants. Policymakers hoped possibility that undergoverned zones in re­...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., Saudi newspapers reported dor from Kabul years earlier. However, the accusations of mistreatment by American image of Afghanistan in the Saudi public authorities. I was asked by one young Saudi mind— that is, a poor country that has suf­ reporter this past January, when I was visit­ fered...