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Is There Hope for Afghanistan’s Other Daughters?

The latest round of convictions in the brutal public murder of an Afghan woman was mob justice -- not real change.

The South Asia Channel

Why ‘Train, Advise, and Assist’ Should Begin with ‘Assess’

The NATO Resolute Support Mission’s (RSM’s) mandate to “train, advise, and assist,” but a better prerogative would be to “assess, train, advice, and assist.”

The South Asia Channel

Afghanistan’s Missing Link: Women Leaders

Afghan women can't be left out of the negotiations concerning the future of Afghanistan. Both President Obama and President Ghani need to address the historic role of the United States in perpetuating the abject status of Afghan women.

The South Asia Channel

Hardly Justice for Farkhunda

It took less than two months for the Afghan judicial system to arrest, investigate, and try 49 men accused of involvement in the killing of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old woman who was murdered by a mob. Justice was swift, but was it thorough?

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Here’s Osama Bin Laden’s Letter to the American People

Osama bin Laden promised endless war in a newly declassified letter to the American people.

The South Asia Channel

Publish At Your Peril

South Asia remains one of the most repressed regions for journalists and by governments muzzling the freedoms of the press, the region’s democratic gains are in jeopardy.

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