Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’
 

 
Wounded: The Legacy of War. Image Source: http://ind.pn/1ykCr2x.

Wounded: The Legacy Of War Exhibition

Around the end of last month, London’s Somerset House exhibited an array of photographs of young British servicemen and women who have sustained severe wounds in a collection by Bryan Adams, named “Wounded: The Lega...
by Ijeoma Okoye
0

 
 
Image Source: http://bit.ly/1AMVxoy

HeForShe Leader Nbyia Rasoully: Improving women’s health in Afghanistan

Nbyia Rasoully is the founder and president of Women’s Initiative for Sanctioning Empowerment (WISE), a non-profit organization based in New York. She also works for the United Nations, and is the point person for the HeForSh...
by Heenali Patel
1

 
 
Image Source: http://bit.ly/1te2LKv

Obama Administration And Afghanistan: What Lies Ahead?

Barack Obama has recently approved guidelines allowing the Pentagon—the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense—to continue fighting the Taliban, al-Qaeda and its allied forces in Afghanistan alongside the A...
by Sohini Chatterjee
0

 

 
Image source: The Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-kal-terrorism-20130526,0,4540521.photo

‘The Base With No Foundation’

Fawaz Gerges, a prominent Middle Eastern scholar, notes that there exists a ‘terrorism narrative’ in the West. Amongst government officials and the wider public, the notion of imminent terrorist attack seems institutionali...
by Finlay Shaw
0

 
 
International Political Forum

USA Triggered Afghan Corruption, Pentagon Finds

Afghanistan is facing a dramatic election crisis which threatens to tear the country apart. Although nearly 7m Afghan citizens turned up to vote, the results were dismissed by candidate Abdullah Abdullah, who alleged they had b...
by Tessa Evans
0

 
 
International Political Forum

Transitional Democracy In Afghanistan’s Elections

The second round of Presidential elections in Afghanistan has brought a lot of issues to the forefront as Election Day, 14 June, approached. This election marked the first time for Afghans to witness a democratic change of powe...
by Mayda Margarita De La Fuente
0

 

 
International Political Forum

Vaccine Politics : The Return Of A Global Threat

It was not long ago that a crippled man became the most powerful person on the planet. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the longest-serving President of the United States, a man who helped take the country out of an economic depre...
by Daniel Cavanillas
1

 
 
International Political Forum

Sorry, Sarah: Why The Left Owes Palin An Apology Over Ukraine

As one of the most derided political figures of the 21st century, Sarah Palin’s authority to speak on American foreign policy is by all accounts non-existent. Unrelenting attacks by the liberal media have rendered this forme...
by Richard Corlett
0

 
 
International Political Forum

Hope Returns To Afghanistan In Landmark Presidential Election

Afghanistan, a nation marred by violence and poverty, has been given little cause for optimism in recent times. This past weekend, however, hope returned to the hearts of the Afghan people as they came forth to cast their votes...
by John Haltiwanger
0