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The Obama Legacy: A View from the Middle East

May 2, 2016

It was a few months before the 2008 US Presidential election. I was talking to my American colleague at UNESCO. I said to her that since American presidents’ decisions have global implications, democratic countries should also have the opportunity vote in those elections within a reasonable quota to be shared among them. noch 2.027 Wörter

The U.S. gets what it paid for in Afghanistan, Increased Heroin Addiction in the USA

“Narco-State Afghanistan” Leads to Heroin Addiction in the USA

White House Makes a Big Deal of New Heroin Efforts–But Says Nothing about Stemming the Flow or Why We’re Still at War in Narco-State Afghanistan… noch 1.464 Wörter

USA

AAN/FES-Studie: „Why and How Afghan Families Decide to Leave“

Nach langer Pause und zur Abwechslung mal wieder ein Beitrag auf Englisch – auch weil die Studie, die wir in Zusammenarbeit mit der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung erstellt haben, bisher noch nicht auf Deutsch vorliegt. noch 605 Wörter

Afghanistan

In 2012, I was jealous of friends who lived with their parents...Now, I'm heading home.

As I continue to prepare for my journey into the entrepreneurial community, I’ve begun to review some of my old writings for further insight into what I’ve learned in my past. noch 1.095 Wörter

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Mini-Cast: How Britain and Russia made Afghanistan

https://historybuffs.podbean.com/mf/play/d4r27w/India_Afghan_final.mp3

There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about international borders. See, for example: Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014; the question of… noch 258 Wörter

History

In My Hands Today...

The Storyteller’s Daughter: One Woman’s Return to Her Lost Homeland – Saira Shah

The vivid, often startling memoir of a young woman shaped by two dramatically disparate worlds. noch 153 Wörter

Books

Change of Command kicks off yearlong 80th anniversary celebrations for Windsor Regiment

The new commander of The Windsor Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) promised a “tough” ride for his soldiers, while admitting he has big shoes to fill. noch 557 Wörter

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