Tag: Afghanistan war

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Afghanistan: Eight Years On . . . .

On October 7, 2001, America went to war with Afghanistan in response to the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York. Operation Enduring Freedom began with air strikes centered on the capital of Kabul as well as Special Forces strikes in the cities of Kandahar and Jalalabad. […]

Afghanistan: Democracy in Action? Pt. 2

Millions of Afghans braved a violent and unstable election environment to cast a vote for their government of choice last week.  Escalating violence in the preceding weeks and disenchantment with politics as usual resulted in a lower turnout than in 2004.  In particular, fewer women turned out to […]