One Land, Two Rules (2): Delivering public services in insurgency-affected Obeh district of Herat province

The matter of who governs the district of Obeh in the east of Herat province is complicated: control of the district is divided between the Afghan government and the Taleban, and shifts in unpredictable ways. The inhabitants of the district, usually via the mediation of elders, have had to learn how to deal with both … Continue reading One Land, Two Rules (2): Delivering public services in insurgency-affected Obeh district of Herat province