Tag Archives: Afghans

Pashtun Profiling in Pakistan

Pakistan's Punjabi political elite and their so-called mainstream media that clamors a lot about the unjustness and unfairness of Muslim profiling in US fails to see the brazen racial discrimination against Pashtuns under their nose.

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Bad Goodbyes

Afghans have concerns over the future of refugee families and ties to Pakistan.

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Sharbat Gula: Lessons for Pakistan

Although Pakistan has offered 300kg wheat per head/year, in addition to the $400 per head by the UNHCR, yet stories like the one of Sharbat Gula and of maltreatment of Afghans in the past few months will resonate more with the Afghans.

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Failing Afghanistan and the World

It's not too late for the United States to help get Afghanistan back on its feet.

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New Dynamics of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

Islamabad must build on the unusual goodwill in Kabul to prove it is sincere in cooperating against terrorism.

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Afghanistan at the Crossroads

Economically dependent on the foreign presence, Afghanistan will need to work hard to succeed on its own.

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How to Close Guantanamo Bay This Year

President Barack Obama surprised many by calling for the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be closed this year in his State of the Union address. While a renewed emphasis on closing Guantanamo came from the White House a year ago, growing awareness of its absurd operating cost and Americans’ shifting attitudes have created new momentum behind the effort, which had stalled …

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