Afghanistan, the forgotten project

 

 


[i] Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. “Hamid Karzai,” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamid_Karzai.

[ii] “Afghan initial poll winners announced,” BBC News, 6 October 2005. https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4310864.stm.

[iii] Tarzi, Amin, “Afghanistan: New Supreme Court Could Mark Genuine Departure,” RadioFreeEurope, 11 August 2006. https://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2006/08/9d8df381-b4fe-442f-a02b-e78c8ad3e850.html.

[iv] “Three-quarters of US aid to Afghanistan going on security,” Yahoo! News, 10 August 2006.  https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060811/wl_asia_afp/afghanistanusaid_060810164234.

[v] Roberts, Bronwen, “Clashes highlight NATO challenge in southern Afghanistan,” Yahoo! News, 21 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060821/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistanunrestnato_060821063214.

[vi] Campbell, Joe (AF Captain), “Joint team delivers remote Afghan village humanitarian goods,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 7 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Joint%20team%20delivers%20remote%20Afghan%20village%20humanitarian%20goods.htm.

[vii] Sites, Kevin, “Carrot and Stick,” Yahoo!: In the Hot Zone,14 March 2006, https://hotzone.yahoo.com/b/hotzone/blogs2932.

[viii] Kennedy, Mayra (Army Sgt.), “Donation from the hearts of the American people,” Command Force Command-Afghanistan, 3 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Donation%20from%20the%20hearts%20of%20the%20American%20people.htm.

[ix] van Geete, Stephanie (Sgt.), “Medic brings shoes to local Afghans,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 2 July, 2006.  https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Medic%20brings%20shoes%20to%20local%20Afghans.htm

[x] Ramon, Nina J. (Army Sgt.), “Medical teams educate, treat villagers,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 14 August 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/08-August/Medical%20teams%20educate,%20treat%20villagers.htm.

[xi] Pintagro, Michael (Army Sgt. 1st Class), “Spartans deliver care long distance,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 14 August 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/08-August/Spartans%20deliver%20care%20long%20distance.htm.

[xii] Kurle, David (AF Major), “Young Afghan heart patient arrives home,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 3 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Young%20Afghan%20heart%20patient%20arrives%20home.htm.

[xiii] “Coalition medics save injured Afghan boy’s leg,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 7 October 2005. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/News%20Release/2005/Oct05/051007-02%20Coalition%20medics%20save%20injured%20Afghan%20boy’s%20leg.htm.

[xiv] Abrashi, Fisnik, “Afghanistan begins polio vaccinations,” Yahoo! News, 20 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060821/ap_on_re_as/afghan_polio_1.

[xv] “Advanced course trains ANP in civil rights,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 2 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Advanced%20course%20trains%20ANP%20in%20civil%20rights.htm.

[xvi] Gonzalez, Gerardo (Captain), “Reconstruction team molds Afghan police,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 5 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Reconstruction%20team%20molds%20Afghan%20police.htm.

[xvii] Schroeder, Brian (Army Spc.), “Afghan Border Patrol holds first conference,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 14 August 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/08-August/Afghan%20Border%20Patrol%20holds%20first%20conference.htm.

[xviii] Brown, Leslie (AF 1st Lt.), “Afghan Military Academy begins second term,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 5 October 2005. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/News%20Release/2005/Oct05/051005-02%20Afghan%20Military%20Academy%20begins%20second%20term.htm.

[xix] Lowery, Mason T. (Army Sgt.), “Afghan Army Driver and Mechanic School ‘Tops Out,’ ” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 10 October 2005. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/News%20Release/2005/Oct05/051010-02%20Afghan%20Army%20Driver%20and%20Mechanic%20School%20Tops%20Out.htm.

[xx] Desjarlais, Jr., Orville F.  (AF Master Sgt.), “Bridge, road first step in province improvements,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 22 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Bridge,%20road%20first%20step%20in%20province%20improvements.htm.

[xxi] Ramon, Robert R. (Army Staff Sgt.), “Kapisa government, Bagram PRT build Bolyghan Bridge,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 22 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Kapisa%20government,%20Bagram%20PRT%20build%20Bolyghan%20Bridge.htm.

[xxii] Willoughby, Victoria (Sgt.), “With ‘Afghan First,’ everyone wins,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 1 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/With%20‘Afghan%20First,’%20everyone%20wins.htm.

[xxiii] “Delivering security through rural development,” Command Force Command-Afghanistan, 11 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Delivering%20security%20through%20rural%20development.htm.

[xxiv] Ibid

[xxv] Abrashi, Fisnik. “Afghan opium cultivation hits a record,” The Associated Press, 16 August 2006. https://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AFGHAN_OPIUM_BOOM?SITE=INEVA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

[xxvi] “Afghan forces capture Taliban commander,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 1 October 2005. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/News%20Release/2005/Oct05/051001-03%20Afghan%20forces%20capture%20Taliban%20commander.htm.

[xxvii] Gonzalez, Gerardo (Captain), “Taliban commanders surrender to government,” Combined Force Command-Afghanistan, 19 July 2006. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/Features/2006/07-July/Taliban%20commanders%20surrender%20to%20government.htm.

[xxviii] “Reconciliation program sees success after elections,” Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, 1 October 2005. https://www.cfc-a.centcom.mil/News%20Release/2005/Oct05/051001-02%20Reconciliation%20program%20sees%20success%20after%20elections.htm.

[xxix] Roberts, Bronwen. “Clashes highlight NATO challenge in southern Afghanistan,” Yahoo! News, 21 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060821/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistanunrestnato_060821063214.

[xxx] Constable, Pamela, “Afghan Corps Faces A Resurgent Taliban,” Washington Post, 10 June 2006. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/10/AR2006061000006.html.

[xxxi] Leithead, Alasatir, “Frustrated Karzai toughens stance,” BBC News, 22 June 2006. https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5107816.stm.

[xxxii] Witte, Griff, “Suicide bombers kill dozens in Afghanistan,” The Washington Post, 17 January 2006. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/16/AR2006011600600.html.

[xxxiii] Baldor, Lolita C., “General says opium fuels Taliban,” The Associated Press, 17 August 2006. https://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_AFGHANISTAN?SITE=INEVA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

[xxxiv] “Top drug producers Afghanistan and Columbia share counternarcotics tips,” Yahoo! News, 1 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060801/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistancolombia_060801155221.

[xxxv] Hazlewood, Phil, “Solving Afghan drug trade will take years: drug minister,” Yahoo! News, 9 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060809/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistancrimedrugs_060809154858.

[xxxvi] Abrashi, Fisnik, “Afghan opium cultivation hits a record,” The Associated Press, 16 August 2006. https://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AFGHAN_OPIUM_BOOM?SITE=INEVA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

[xxxvii] Baldauf, Scott & Faye Bowers, “Afghanistan riddled with drug ties,” Christian Science Monitor, 13 May 2005. https://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0513/p01s04-wosc.html.

[xxxviii] “War on drugs in Afghanistan needs a change of strategy: UN,” Yahoo! News, 7 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060807/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistanundrugs_060807164122.

[xxxix] Human Rights Watch, Lessons in Terror: Attacks on Education in Afghanistan. July 2006. https://hrw.org/reports/2006/afghanistan0706/afghanistan0706webfull.pdf.

[xl] Tohid, Owais, “Southern Afghanistan suffers as aid groups are harassed,” Christian Science Monitor, 18 July 2003. https://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0718/p07s01-wosc.html.

[xli] Skelton, Russell, “War is over, but there’s no peace,” Sydney Morning Herald, 26 April 2003. https://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/25/1050777411177.html.

[xlii] Tohid, Owais, “Southern Afghanistan suffers as aid groups are harassed,” Christian Science Monitor, 18 July 2003. https://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0718/p07s01-wosc.html.

[xliii] Calvert, Brian, “Afghans tell troops: ‘No security, no help,’ ” Christian Science Monitor, 28 June 2006. https://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0628/p07s01-wosc.html.

[xliv] Walsh, Declan, “Western alarm at Afghan plan to arm villagers,” The Guardian, 13 June 2006. https://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,,1796122,00.html.

[xlv] Baldauf, Scott, “For Pashtuns, a tradition of heroes with special powers,” Christian Science Monitor, 6 February 2003. https://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0206/p07s02-wosc.html.

[xlvi] Ahmad, Munir, “Pakistan: Plot Mastermind in Afghanistan,” The Associated Press, 18 August 2006. https://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/P/PAKISTAN_TERROR_PLOT?SITE=INEVA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

[xlvii] “Afghanistan downplays Hekmatyar’s alliance with al-Qaida,” Xinhua News Agency, 16 May 2006. https://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-05/16/content_4554415.htm.

[xlviii] “Pakistan must fight terror ‘bravely,’ Afghan FM says,” Yahoo! News, 10 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060810/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistanunrestpakistan_060810132040.

[xlix] “Pakistan needs to give ‘real cooperation’ against Taliban,” Yahoo! News, 31 July 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060730/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistanpakistanfranceunrest_060730135323.

[l] “Karzai condemns anti-US protests,” BBC News, 14 May 2005, https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4547413.stm.

[li] Salahuddin, Sayed, “Afghanistan orders Korean Christians to leave,” Yahoo! News, 3 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060803/wl_nm/religion_afghan_dc_1.

[lii] Constable, Pamela, “Afghans’ Uneasy Peace with Democracy,” Washington Post, 22 April 2006. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/21/AR2006042101747.html.

[liii] “Watchdog asks Afghan president to condemn attacks on media,” Yahoo! News, 17 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060817/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistanmedia_060817152337.

[liv] “Afghanistan: Vice and Virtue Department Could Return,” Human Rights Watch, 18 July 2006. https://hrw.org/english/docs/2006/07/18/afghan13759.htm.

[lv] Abrashi, Fisnik, “Picture looks bleak for women in Afghanistan,” The Associated Press, 14 August 2006. https://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AFGHAN_WOMEN_VIOLENCE?SITE=INEVA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

[lvi] Skelton, Russell, “War is over, but there’s no peace,” Sydney Morning Herald, 26 April 2003. https://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/25/1050777411177.html.

[lvii] Witte, Griff, “A Parliament Reopens with Questions Over Who is in the Seats,” The Washington Post, 19 December 2005. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/18/AR2005121801058.html.

[lviii] “Afghanistan: Reject Known Abusers as Police Chiefs,” Human Rights Watch, 4 May 2006. https://hrw.org/english/docs/2006/05/04/afghan13308.htm.

[lix] Skelton, Russell, “War is over, but there’s no peace,” Sydney Morning Herald, 26 April 2003. https://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/25/1050777411177.html.

[lx] Witte, Griff, “Afghans find Key Promises Unfulfilled,” Washington Post, 31 January 2006. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/30/AR2006013001363.html.

[lxi] Peters, Gretchen, “Law lessons for Afghan Police,” Christian Science Monitor, 7 January 2003. https://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0107/p09s01-wosc.html.

[lxii] Leithead, Alastair, “Frustrated Karzai toughens stance,” BBC News,22 June 2006. https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5107816.stm

[lxiii] “British forces in Afghanistan need back-up: former colonel,” Yahoo! News, 7 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060807/wl_uk_afp/afghanistanunrestbritainmilitary_060807123036.

[lxiv] Sam Knight and agencies, “Billions pledged to rebuild Afghanistan,” Times Online, 31 January 2006. https://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2017819,00.html.

[lxv] “London Conference Brings New Pact for Afghanistan,” Deutsche Welle, 31 January 2006. https://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,1887867,00.html.

[lxvi] The London Conference on Afghanistan. The Afghanistan Compact. 31 January 2006, https://www.fco.gov.uk/Files/kfile/20060130%20Afghanistan%20Compact%20Final%20Final,0.doc.

[lxvii] Wilkinson, Isambard, “War of words escalates between Kabul and Islamabad,” Telegraph, 7 March 2006. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/03/07/wpakafg07.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/03/07/ixworld.html.

[lxviii] Sattar, Abdul, “Pakistan arrests 29 Taliban suspects,” The Associated Press, 15 August 2006. https://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/P/PAKISTAN_TALIBAN_ARRESTS?SITE=INEVA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

[lxix] “Karzai seeks U.S. strategic links,” BBC News, 13 April 2005. https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4439227.stm.

[lxx] “NATO chief tells Afghan parliament civilian victims a concern,” Yahoo! News, 2 August 2006. https://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060802/wl_sthasia_afp/afghanistannatounrestcivilian_060802153644.

[lxxi] “US Afghan Tactics ‘need rethink,’ ” BBC News, 5 July 2005, https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4653481.stm.

[lxxii] Ricks, Thomas E., “U.S. Airstrikes Rise in Afghanistan as Fighting Intensifies,” The Washington Post, 18 June 2006. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/17/AR2006061700784.html.

[lxxiii] “Billions pledged to rebuild Afghanistan,” Times Online, 31 January 2006. https://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2017819,00.html.

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