A. Jamali

A. Jamali is an expert of Afghanistan.

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TALIBAN ATTACKS GROW BOLDER

In the biggest operation since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001, last week the U.S.-led coalition and Afghan forces backed by U.S. helicopters and British jet fighters killed

AFGHANS AGAIN HEAR TALIBAN ON THE AIRWAVES

On April 17 a new voice was added to the rather crowded airwaves in Afghanistan: Shariat Zhagh, the "Voice of Shariat." For those Afghans who had all but forgotten the

WHAT NEXT FOR THE TALIBAN?

Attempts continue to persuade the Taliban to lay down its arms and join the peace process in Afghanistan. The negotiations, which occur at several levels and at various locations, are

AFGHANISTAN FACES ITS UGLY PAST

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) presented its first report to President Hamid Karzai in a ceremony in Kabul on Saturday, January 29. The report, entitled "A Call for

KARZAI’S NEW CABINET AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai announced his new cabinet on December 23, almost 50 days after his election as president. His new roster reflects bold steps to exclude the powerful warlords

Karzai Fires Herat Warlord Ismail Khan

On September 11, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai dismissed Ismail Khan, widely known as the "warlord" of Herat province in western Afghanistan. The move came one day before Karzai announced the

Two Blasts Claim Victims In Afghanistan

Just before 6 pm on Sunday, August 29, a powerful bomb blast shook the DynCorp office in central Kabul. Reports say as many as seven people, including some foreigners, were