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.
August 28, 2009 / Untold Stories
Vanessa M. Gezari
August 28, 2009 / Washington Post Magazine
Vanessa M. Gezari
U.S. soldiers are being joined by civilian anthropologists as part of the Human Terrain program, a new strategy to win over villagers.
August 26, 2009 / Time
Jason Motlagh
The frantic run-up to Afghanistan's presidential elections has given way to a bitter anti-climax.
August 24, 2009 / Time
Jason Motlagh
In the days since millions of Afghans braved Taliban threats at the polls, President Hamid Karzai and his leading challenger, Abdullah Abdullah, have waged their own offensive, trading accusations
August 23, 2009 / The Washington Times
Jason Motlagh
KABUL, Afghanistan | Abdullah Abdullah, the leading challenger to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, accused his rival on Saturday of using his power to manipulate the war-torn country's second-ever pr
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August 22, 2009 / Untold Stories
Vanessa M. Gezari
On a bright March day, two members of an Army Human Terrain team in southern Afghanistan joined soldiers from the Second Battalion, Second Regiment of the First Infantry Division, known as Task For
August 22, 2009 / The Washington Times
Jason Motlagh
KABUL, Afghanistan | President Hamid Karzai and leading challenger Abdullah Abdullah both claimed to be ahead Friday in Afghanistan's second presidential election, after a vote marred by sporadic v
August 21, 2009 / Time
Jason Motlagh
In the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, Amina, 32, says she was awoken by the explosion of rocket propelled grenades at the edge of her neighborhood on election day.
August 21, 2009 / The Washington Times
Jason Motlagh
SHIBERGHAN, Afghanistan | In the months leading up to Afghanistans second presidential election, there was growing optimism the country was shifting away from ethnic patronage toward a newer kind o
August 20, 2009 / Time
Jason Motlagh

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