Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: May 2014

Voices on Afghanistan: Who threatens the Afghan government?


The National (UAE), 3 May 2014 Full interview with AAN’s Borhan Osman, explaining how the Taleban persist as the main threat to the Afghan government and describing differences between the Taleban of Afghanistan and in Pakistan. He actually speaks about “two types of armed actors threatening security and state stability in Afghanistan. One is a relatively well-organised insurgency and another […]

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Schools Lack Buildings, Books in Afghan Southeast


IWPR, 1 May 2014 Southeastern Khost province suffers a shortage of qualified teachers and textbooks and only 152 out of 344 schools have a building. According to the deputy director of the province’s education department, “at the moment, [only] 30 per cent of teachers in Khost are professionals,”

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