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[2 Nov 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Through War and Peace

Hosseini draws on personal history to construct an evocative account of pre-war Afghanistan.

Editorial, Opinion »

[14 Oct 2003 | Comments Off | ]

The LFO is not the only issue MMA maulanas are presently agonising over.

News & Politics »

[11 Oct 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Act II

As a regrouped rearmed Taliban ups the anté in its deadly war games with coalition and Afghan forces, peace in the country becomes ever more elusive.

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[9 Sep 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Border of Contention

The controversial Durand Line continues to dog relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[1 Sep 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Colourful Story

Christina Lamb embellishes her account of travel through Afghanistan with a touch of fiction.

News & Politics, People, Q & A »

[15 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Maulana Fazlur Rehman

“It has never been MMA’s policy to use force to implement Islam,” says Maulana Fazlur Rehman, JUI leader.

News & Politics »

[15 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Backward March

The MMA government attempts to turn the clock back through a series of extreme measures.

Editorial, Opinion »

[12 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]

Why is there so much hoopla about the fact that General Musharraf was invited to Camp David, heaped with praise by Bush and promised three billion US dollars in aid?

News & Politics, People, Q & A »

[12 Jun 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Syed Salahuddin

“We will continue our struggle to liberate Kashmir,” says Syed Salahuddin, Supreme Commander, Hizbul Mujahideen.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[1 Jun 2003 | Comments Off | ]
War Tales

Although most of Tanner’s thesis is much too superficial to explain Afghanistan’s complicated history, it does provide a comprehensive and fascinating account of its military history.