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September 9th, 2004
Hell of a Nation
Resources

Afghanistan News Source from the U.N.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel1.asp?infocusID=16&Body=Afghanistan
A full listing of U.N. initiatives in Afghanistan and links to ongoing news stories.

GlobalSecurity.org — Afghanistan
http://globalsecurity.org/military/world/afghanistan/intro.htm
A comprehensive look at Afghanistan’s history and current circumstance with a focus on the country’s fragile stability.

Photo of palace ruins and abandoned vehicles -- now a common sight in Afghanistan

Palace ruins and abandoned vehicles — now a common sight in Afghanistan.
Photo: Jon Shenk

CIA-World Factbook — Afghanistan
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/af.html
Statistical information about many aspects of the country, and a brief outline of Afghanistan’s history and society.

Afghanistan News Net
http://www.afghanistannews.net/
Daily update of news about Afghanistan.

Afghana Web Directory
http://www.afghana.com/
A useful collection of Afghan links and information in the style of the Yahoo! index.

Afghanistan Studies
hhttp://www.academicinfo.us/afghan.html
Resource index of news and other information about Afghanistan.

Constitution Finder
http://confinder.richmond.edu/
A compendium of the world’s constitutions.

International Constitutional Law
http://www.oefre.unibe.ch/law/icl/info.html
A cross-referenced index of constitutional documents translated into English.

BBC News World Edition
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1162108.stm
An excellent timeline of important events in Afghanistan’s history provided by the BBC.

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