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Video & Transcript: Obama’s Speech On Strategic Pact with Afghanistan

Source:White HouseVideo: Transcript:Good evening from Bagram Air Base. This outpost is more than seven thousand miles from home, but for over a decade it has been close to our hearts. Because here, in Afghanistan, more than half a million of our sons and daughters have sacrificed to protect our country.Today, I signed an historic agreement … Continue reading

Afghan presidential ellection / Afghanistan / Rangina Hamidi / taliban

Rangina Hamidi: More Troops Mean More Killings

Here is a very interesting interview with Rangina Ahmadi, president of Kandahar Treasure, the first women-run business in Kandahar, Afghanistan. She discussed a number of issues related to Afghanistan. These includes; the concept of modern Taliban, sending more troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Afghan vision, corruption in Afghan government, Bringing Taliban to politics, and how/why people … Continue reading

Afghan presidential ellection / Afghanistan / Rangina Hamidi / taliban

Rangina Hamidi: More Troops Mean More Killings

Malali Bashir——- Here is a very interesting interview with Rangina Ahmadi, president of Kandahar Treasure, the first women-run business in Kandahar, Afghanistan. She discussed a number of issues related to Afghanistan. These includes; the concept of modern Taliban, sending more troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Afghan vision, corruption in Afghan government, Bringing Taliban to politics, and … Continue reading

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Talks Between Afghan Officials and Gulbaddin Hikmatyar

“As the Afghan foreign minister meets his US counterpart in Washington, Al-Jazeera has learnt of secret talks between Taliban-linked mediators and Afghan officials, which could lead to wider negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. The deal involves the return to Afghanistan of Gulbadin Hekmatyar, the former prime minister, whose forces fight alongside the … Continue reading

Afghan / afghan news / Afghan warlords / AfghanCorner / Afghanistan / Bashir Gwakh / Gulbaddin Hekmatyar / Hamid Karzai / Mulla Omar / Pashtun / taliban

Talks Between Afghan Officials and Gulbaddin Hikmatyar

“As the Afghan foreign minister meets his US counterpart in Washington, Al-Jazeera has learnt of secret talks between Taliban-linked mediators and Afghan officials, which could lead to wider negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. The deal involves the return to Afghanistan of Gulbadin Hekmatyar, the former prime minister, whose forces fight alongside the … Continue reading

AfghanCorner / Afghanistan / Bashir Gwakh / Hollywood and Muslims / Mulims in Hollywood / Muslims Stereotypes in Western Media

Case Study: Post 9/11 Stereotypes of Muslims in Hollywood

___________________________________________________________________________________ Muslims are the United States of America’s fastest growing ethnicity. To add to that, Islam is the fastest rising religion in the United States. However, just like many other western countries Americans have many stereotypes and misunderstandings about Islam. The approximately six to seven million Muslims living in the U.S.A face a harsh storm … Continue reading

AfghanCorner / Afghanistan / Bashir Gwakh / Hollywood and Muslims / Mulims in Hollywood / Muslims Stereotypes in Western Media

Case Study: Post 9/11 Stereotypes of Muslims in Hollywood

Muslims are the United States of America’s fastest growing ethnicity. To add to that, Islam is the fastest rising religion in the United States. However, just like many other western countries Americans have many stereotypes and misunderstandings about Islam. The approximately six to seven million Muslims living in the U.S.A face a harsh storm of … Continue reading