Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: August 2009

AAN Election Blog No. 1: Rockets over Kabul

Thomas Ruttig

Two days ago, my local radio station called me to describe how I experienced the recent rocket attack on Kabul early Tuesday (4 August) morning. I hoped I could explain a bit about this but soon the conversation switched to the Taleban, the ceasefire with their Badghis branch and to the question whether there were […]

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‘The one thing you need to read about Afghanistan’

Thomas Ruttig

Recently, I came across a blog that recommended what to read about Afghanistan: a Kissinger op-ed, speeches of McCain and Spanta… But if you only read one thing about Afghanistan, it said enthusiastically, don’t miss the testimony of Marin Strmecki… before the US Senate’s Armed Services Committee under any circumstances who – according to the […]

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AAN In The Media – August 2009

AAN Team

Depois da euforia pós-eleitoral, a confrontação com a realidade afegã O Diplomata, 31 August 2009 Martine van Bijlert is quoted in a Portugese blog by Alexandre Guerra on O Diplomata, on the likelihood of systematic fraud in the past elections. Fraude zet Afghanistan op scherp (Fraud polarises Afghanistan) Volkskrant Daily (Netherlands), 31 August 2009. The […]

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