March 31, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
March 28, 2014 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
What does an airport say about a country? More than you might think.
March 27, 2014 / The New Republic
Jeffrey E. Stern
The former Johns Hopkins professor could be Afghanistan's next president. And he's willing to do whatever it takes—including selecting a brutal warlord as a running mate.
September 30, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jeffrey E. Stern
Traffic accidents and road deaths in the developing world are consistently underreported. Jeffrey E. Stern looks at why Afghanistan turns a blind eye.
September 28, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The third in Jeffrey Stern's series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
September 13, 2013 / Untold Stories
Mellissa Fung
Nancy Hatch Dupree, a 90-year-old American, adopted Kabul as her home in 1962 and since then has helped create the new Afghan Centre.
September 12, 2013
Mellissa Fung
What will happen to the progress that’s been made in education and women’s rights in Afghanistan? It’s a legacy NGOs have spent millions building. And many Afghans worry it's what is most at risk.
September 12, 2013 / The Walrus
Mellissa Fung
A journalist returns to the fragile country five years after she was kidnapped. What will happen after US troops pull out next year?
September 9, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The second in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
September 1, 2013 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
Dodging potholes, hustlers, and the Taliban—Jeffrey Stern explains how to drive in a country going through a military withdrawal.
August 23, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
Afghan president Hamid Karzai backs a Wahabist warlord as his successor. Why there's more to his latest move than meets the eye.
August 14, 2013
Rebecca Gibian, Seamus Murphy, Eliza Griswold
Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy win for their collection of landays in Poetry magazine's June 2013 issue.
August 11, 2013 / The New York Times
Vanessa M. Gezari
Vanessa Gezari, author of a new book on the Afghanistan murder of social scientist Paula Loyd, says the US military still stumbles through an Afghan culture it barely understands.

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