Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: April 2011

AAN In The Media – April 2011

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Afghan military pilot kills 9 Americans in Kabul Los Angeles Times, 28 April 2011 AAN’s Martine van Bijlert comments that such attacks are part of a Taliban strategy to undermine the Afghan population’s faith in NATO troops and their own security forces as the U.S. prepares to begin drawing down its forces this summer: “The […]

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Afghan government plans crackdown on revealing wedding dresses


Guardian, 1 April 2011 Another piece where you would hope it is an 1 April joke: The Afghan government apparently has nothing better to do then regulating by a new law — wedding dresses, and even worse, strict gender segregation at wedding and, even worse, wants to send ‘committees’ to check whether the new law […]

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