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A Year After Taliban Takeover, Afghanistan’s Economy Is Still in Crisis – and So Are Its Children
August 15, 2022

A Year After Taliban Takeover, Afghanistan’s Economy Is Still in Crisis – and So Are Its Children

By Chris Nyamandi
Aid is keeping Afghan children alive, but it can’t fix an economy in collapse.

Far From Home: The Afghans Aiding Afghanistan
May 01, 2022

Far From Home: The Afghans Aiding Afghanistan

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Global attention on Afghanistan has largely dried up, but the Afghan diaspora cannot look away.
As Temperatures Drop, the Death Toll Climbs in Afghanistan
January 27, 2022

As Temperatures Drop, the Death Toll Climbs in Afghanistan

By Kathy Gannon
Without food or fuel, many Afghans will die of hunger and cold this winter.

Can the World Get Aid to Afghanistan?
September 24, 2021

Can the World Get Aid to Afghanistan?

By Philip Smucker
Humanitarian aid experts desperately want to help, but their options are limited – especially if they want to avoid further empowering the Taliban.

Afghanistan Needs the World’s Help to Fight COVID-19
April 03, 2020

Afghanistan Needs the World’s Help to Fight COVID-19

By Timothy Bishop
Having already lived through decades of war, Afghans are now bracing themselves for another battle against COVID-19. The world cannot stand idly by.

Afghanistan’s Other War
June 04, 2019

Afghanistan’s Other War

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
In Kabul, the war on crime is becoming just as pressing – and as endless – as the war on terror.

Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
March 28, 2018

Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?

By Omar Joya
The Afghan government will struggle to jump-start economic growth while political uncertainty is perhaps at its height.
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
January 02, 2018

What Living in Kabul Is Really Like

By Franz J. Marty
Afghanistan's capital is not even half as dangerous as everyone thinks.

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