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All Posts Tagged With: "Taliban"

World Links: Bomb Blast in Pakistan’s Cultural Capital, Mexico Arrests Officials with Ties to Drug Trade

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 27th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: 1.3 Million Pakistanis Flee Fighting, Indians Choose New Government

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Mexico Shuts Down; May Day Protest Turn Violent Berlin, Istanbul

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 1st, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Pakistani Military in Buner, 7/7 Suspects Cleared in the U.K.

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 28th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Sunni Leader Captured; ANC Victory; Police Officers Killed in Pakistan

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 23rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Pirates Capture Four More Ships, N. Korea Vows to Restart Nuclear Program

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 14th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Swiss Banks Ease Secrecy Laws; Suspected U.S. Drone Hits Taliban Training Camp

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 13th, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Swat Valley

While Swat Valley may sound like the training grounds for an elite tactical unit of hot-shot cops that bust up crack houses and neutralize high-risk hostage situations, it's actually quite a lovely region in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

Feb 27th, 2009 | Comments

A Woman Among Warlords: Women’s Rights in the Taliban and Post-Taliban Eras

This features explores the extent to which Afghan policies towards women have translated into actual change on the ground.

Sep 11th, 2007 | Comments

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A Woman Among Warlords: Video: Full Episode

Since Afghanistan emerged from under Taliban rule in late 2001, women's rights have made great strides on paper. But the reality on the ground is a mixed picture.

Sep 11th, 2007 | Comments

Flying Down to Kabul: Smiling in a War Zone

Simone Kærn’s journey to Afghanistan was inspired by an article she read in her morning newspaper, the DAGBLADET POLITIKEN. Link to a translation of the article that set in motion the events of “Flying Down to Kabul.”

Aug 1st, 2006 | Comments

The Rock Star and the Mullahs: Is Pakistan Likely to Become a Taliban State?

Some fear that Pakistan is likely to become a Taliban-style state, run by hard-line mullahs, where rifle-toting bearded men will dominate the streets and women will be forced to don burqas.

Jul 17th, 2003 | Comments

Bitter Harvest: Introduction

With the departure of the Taliban, the current opium crop in Afghanistan is among the largest ever. How will the world's drug control authorities deal with this fact of Central Asian life? And how will the United States resolve a dilemma that pits the war on terror against the war on drugs?

Aug 22nd, 2002 | Comments

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Bitter Harvest: Video: Full Episode

Forces aligned against the Taliban find themselves in an uneasy relationship with the drug lords who cultivate much of the world's heroin.

Aug 22nd, 2002 | Comments
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