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    Afghanistan

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    ASSIGNMENT TOPIC a. War on Terror - Afghanistan b. War ARTICLE TITLE a. War in Afghanistan – Lunch with the Taliban ARTICLE SOURCE a. The Economist. ARTICLE SUMMARY a. This article talks about the state of affairs in Afghanistan. The Taliban is still very much around even though they are not in control of the government. The government is led by President Hamid Karzai‚ who is said to be very corrupt. There are also the forces of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)‚

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    Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan’s Main religion is Islam‚ and it’s the main religion in Afghanistan which is practiced by about 90% of the population. Their main tradition is the teaching of their religion. Muslims pray 5- times a day and that’s what they do through their daily lives. They religion of Islam has 5-Pillars: Pray‚ fast‚ Give Charity to those in need‚ go to Hajj (Which is in Saudi Arabia). Muslims should at least go there once in their life and the last one is to give Zakat which is giving 5-10% of the

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    Afghanistan: Food and Music Vanesa‚ Janelle and Rebecca Food The changing climate of Afghanistan allows for a variety of crops to grow throughout the seasons. Fresh yogurt‚ coriander‚ garlic‚ onions‚ spring onion‚ tomatoes‚ potatoes‚ and fruit are widely available in most parts of Afghanistan and are used in preparing foods. Both fresh and dried fruits and vegetables‚ form an important part of the Afghan diet‚ especially in the rural areas. Afghanistan produces a variety of exceptional fruits

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    The War in Afghanistan

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    The War in Afghanistan A basic overview of the war in Afghanistan After 9/11‚ President George W. Bush gave the rulers of Afghanistan an ultimatum: hand over the terrorists responsible for 9/11‚ or “share in their fate.” The Taliban—the Islamic fundamentalists who ruled the country—refused to surrender their ally‚ terrorist leader Osama bin-Laden. Air strikes began on 10/7/01‚ less than a month after 9/11. American‚ British and other soldiers fought together with Afghans opposed to the Taliban

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    Education in Afghanistan

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    Education in Afghanistan Before the Taliban Public education is relatively recent concept in Afghanistan. It wasn’t until 1969 that the Afghan government legislated free‚ mandatory education for children between the ages of 7 and 15. Before 1969‚ schools existed‚ but whether or not a child attended school was completely up to his or her family. Some families thought that education was important and made sacrifices to secure their children’s education However‚ the provision of schools‚ teachers

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    Geography in Afghanistan

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    different types of biomes and substantial agricultural productions. Geographers ask the basic questions that answer much more complex questions. This leads to the “My Country Profile Assignment‚” for which I have been assigned the country of Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s radically different seasons‚ political geography‚ and its involvement in recent world affairs makes it a great country to geographically analyze. I will spend the next segments of this country profile report describing the basic concepts

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    Economy of Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan Economy Profile 2013 Economy- Afghanistan’s economy is recovering from decades of conflict. The economy has improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 largely because of the infusion of international assistance‚ the recovery of the agricultural sector‚ and service sector growth. Despite the progress of the past few years‚ Afghanistan is extremely poor‚ landlocked‚ and highly dependent on foreign aid. Much of the population continues to suffer from shortages

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    Women in Afghanistan

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    Researching the Women in Afghanistan has informed me about the many different aspects that have shaped these women into who they are today. They have survived through incredibly harsh periods when education for women was illegal and when being out in public without a male accompaniment was a punishable act as well. Not only have the women of Afghanistan survived through these terrible times‚ but they never seemed to give up home schooling girls in their homes and searching for a way to better their

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    afghanistan

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    Jackie Hall Hall 1 Ms.gleeson P.4 May 1st 2014 We often think and wonder about the afghan culture and customs. Why they wear this why they do that. The afghan culture is very interesting and unique.Their clothing and jewelry alone opened up doors for question. In the afghan culture women typically wear a long dress that covers most of their body

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    Taliban in Afghanistan

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    1)Afghanistan was once a place of relative peace. A place where one could do as they please and have the freedoms to be who they wanted to be. But a few years would change that all. Everything that the citizens of Afghanistan knew‚ their entire way of life would change. The cause? The Taliban. The Taliban are an extremist Muslim group from Afghanistan. The Taliban‚ who call themselves Jihad or “freedom fighters” are the most brutal extremist Muslims in the world. To understand the Taliban you must

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    Buzkashi In Afghanistan

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    Chapter 3 The Buzkashi Tooi The book “Buzkashi” Game in Power in Afghanistan is written by G. Whitney Azoy is introducing the Buzkashi game in Afghanistan in details‚ but in the third chapter of this book which is about the the Buzkashi Tooi‚ he describes that how this game is held in the local places. First he explains the word Tooi‚ rite of passage‚ and marriage. Then he argues that the buzkashi tooi is a Khan’s activities. According to him‚ Khans are those who have some kind of influence

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    Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan By Seth G. Jones RAND Corporation‚ 2008‚ 144 pages Reviewed by: Mariely Norris‚ Student Overview Taking a look at this monograph we can find a close examination of the counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan followed by the appearance of the Taliban regime in 2001. It is based on repeated trips to Afghanistan‚ Pakistan‚ and India from (2004-2008). The author focused on the early stages of the insurgency (2002-2008) and examines how and why it began. The

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    Objectives and Methodology 5 Choice of Methodology 5 Type of Research 5 Questionnaire 6 1. Conditions of Business in Afghanistan 7 1.1 Geography 7 1.2 People of Afghanistan 8 1.3 Political System 8 1.3.1 Current Political Situation 9 1.4 Current Economic Situation 10 1.4.1 Living Conditions 11 1.5 Business opportunities in Afghanistan 12 1.5.1 Investment Opportunities 13 1.6 Agriculture 13 1.6.1 Opportunities 13 1.6.2 Agriculture Investment Opportunities

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    Mustafa Muneer – 11748 Undergraduate Student‚ American University of Afghanistan Introduction to Business Dr. Sujatha Chandarlapaty 10th December‚ 2013 To what extent legitimate business is essential in Afghanistan? In all countries of the world there are people who are involved in various types of businesses and of-course legitimate and illegitimate businesses are exist among those. The question whether a business is legitimate or not is upon on rules and regulations of that country.

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    Human Rights in Afghanistan

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    Human rights in Afghanistan The situation of Human Rights in Afghanistan is a topic of some controversy and conflict. While the Taliban were well known for numerous human rights abuses‚ several human rights violations continue to take place in the post-Taliban government era.[citation needed] Post Taliban The Bonn Agreement of 2001 established the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) as a national human rights institution to protect and promote human rights and to investigate human

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    tribulation of living in a country ruined by political oppression and war. The role of women in Afghanistan is an unjust and unreasonable position in which they are continuously denied many freedoms and rights. Afghanistan than‚ did not believe in equality between men and women; men were superior whereas women were inferior. Hosseini identifies these inequalities and empathizes with the women of Afghanistan by narrating their struggles through the stories of Mariam and Laila. Afghan women like Mariam

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    Post 2014 Afghanistan

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    York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session were claimed to have injected greater clarity to the US ‘endgame’ plans for Afghanistan. If so‚ there is little evidence of this. Conscious of the need not to draw the electorate’s attention to the “good war turned bad”‚ President Barack Obama made only a passing reference to Afghanistan in his nomination speech‚ mentioning that “in 2014‚ our longest war will be over”. Mitt Romney ignored this issue. Senior US Administration officials

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    Corruption in Afghanistan

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    Abstract Corruption in Afghanistan is so prevalent that nearly every part of the population is affected by the damage that it causes. Bribery and nepotism is such a common theme throughout the Afghan culture‚ that is has essentially become a way of life; corruption is accepted there. Throughout the education system‚ bribery is effecting the thought process of up and coming generations. With the Afghan National Security Force‚ citizens of the country are used to paying fabricated “taxes” and “levies”

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    Border Disputes between Pakistan and Afghanistan: Historical‚ political and Strategic Perspective Introduction: Pakistan came in to being on Islamic ideology revolving around the concept of Muslim Ummah and destined to be a symbol of universal Islamic solidarity across the globe. According to the first Prime Minister of Pakistan‚ Liaqat Ali Khan‚ ‘A cardinal feature of this ideology (of Pakistan) is to make Muslim brotherhood a living reality. It is therefore‚ part of the mission which Pakistan has

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    Afghanistan Drug Trade

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    28 March 2013 Afghanistan Drug Trade The sound of gunshots fills the empty space right outside the door. People are screaming and loved ones are holding each other‚ fearing for their lives. This chaos is a direct result of the Afghanistan Drug Trade. Afghanistan is a small country in the Middle East. It is located North of the Arabian Sea‚ and it borders many countries including Pakistan‚ Uzbekistan‚ Turkmenistan‚ Iran‚ Tajikistan and India. All of the drug trade in Afghanistan‚ was the trading

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