Afghanistan: The Heart of Silk Road in Asia

  Tuesday, November 07, 2017

By M. Ashraf Haidari


Farkhunda’s Sisters – Recasting the Social Narratives of Afghan Women

  Sunday, October 29, 2017

In March 2015, twenty-seven-year-old Farkhunda Malikzada was horrifically murdered by an angry mob in front of the Shah-Do-Shamshira mosque in downtown Kabul. She was falsely accused of burning the Quran. The response to the cruel murder took on a life of its own, as a video of it went vira...

Ambassador Kai Eide's speech at the 6th Herat Security Dialogue

  Tuesday, October 17, 2017

First of all, I would like to express my gratitude and admiration to Dr. Moradian for organizing this conference again here in Herat. Over a very few years, this conference has become an important arena for discussions – not only of Afghan affairs, but of wider problems...

Harnessing Madrasas as an Institution for Change in Afghanistan

  Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Nafay Choudhury

         By and large, the madrasa remains the most widespread educational institution in Afghanistan, providing instruction to pupils throughout the country, even in remote areas where the government has little or no presence. While a number of ma...