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Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, updated 29 September 2008 (.pdf file).

Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, updated 28 August 2007 (.pdf file).

Community Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: The Case for a National Strategy
Matt Waldman. Oxfam International, 29 February 2008 (.pdf file).

Helmand Ex-Governor Joins Karzai Blame Game
Mohammad Ilyas Dayee, Jean MacKenzie and Hafizullah Gardesh. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 26 February 2008.

Report Calls For More Afghan Control Of Budget
Agence France Presse, 14 February 2008.

Bring the Little Tough Guy Back
Anthony Loyd. The Guardian, 12 February 2008.

Ashdown Blames Afghan Politics for UN Envoy Veto
Agence France Presse, 10 February 2008.

Voices from Afar: Afghan Justice
Jean MacKenzie. The National Interest, 09 February 2008.

Afghan Reporters: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Jerome Starkey. The Independent, 09 February 2008.

Afghanistan's Hazara
Phil Zabriskie. National Geographic, February 2008.

The President Who Would Be King
Amin Saikal and William Maley. The New York Times, 06 February 2008.

Why British-Afghan Ties Have Hit a Low
Alastair Leithead. BBC News, 06 February 2008.

Prosecutor Suggests 'Some People' Cannot Be Tried
Ron Synovitz. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 06 February 2008.

Kabul Furious at British Plan to Retrain Taliban
Jon Boone. Financial Times, 04 February 2008.

'We're doing all we can,' British ministers tell Karzai
Michael Evans. The Times, UK, 04 February 2008. (see letter below)

Open Letter from the British Government on the Future of Afghanistan
Posted on the Times website, 04 February 2008.

Afghan Prison Blues
Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau. Newsweek, 11 February 2008 issue. Posted on 04 February 2008.

Journalism Is Not a Capital Crime
Khaled Hosseini. Wall Street Journal, 01 February 2008.

A Victim of Karzai's Diplomatic Game
Anne Penketh. The Independent, 31 January 2008.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, updated 01 November 2007 (.pdf file).

Hamid Karzai Gets Tough With Lord Ashdown
David Blair. The Telegraph, 29 January 2008.

U.S., Britain Stung by an Afghan Temper
M.K. Bhadrakumar. Asia Times, 29 January 2008.

As Karzai Loses His Grip, A Familiar Face Looms
John Barry and Michael Hirsh. Newsweek, 04 February 2008 issue. Posted on 28 January 2008.

Elections in Afghanistan: Looking to the Future
Michael J. Metrinko. U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, January 2008 (.pdf file).

A Conversation with Hamid Karzai.
Interview conducted by Lally Weymouth. Washington Post, 27 January 2008.

President Hamid Karzai's Search for an Envoy to Rent
James Bone. The Times, UK, 25 January 2008.

The British Have Made Matters Worse, Says Afghan President
David Charter, Anthony Loyd and Richard Beeston. The Times, UK, 25 January 2008.

Second-Generation Afghans in Neighboring Countries
Mamiko Saito. Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, December 2007. Posted on 22 January 2008 (NOTE: Will open as a .pdf file)

Afghan Journalist Sentenced to Death
Amir Shah. The Associated Press, 22 January 2008.

Media and Conflict: Afghanistan as a Relative Success Story
Yll Bajraktari and Christina Parajon. U.S. Institute of Peace, 14 January 2008.

The Mysterious Afghan Warlord Trusted to Spread Peace in a Divided Province
Anthony Loyd. The Times, UK, 12 January 2008.

'Bribes' Free Top Taleban leader
Alastair Leithead. BBC News, 08 January 2008.

Expelled British Envoys Tried to Turn Taliban Chief
Dean Nelson. The Times, UK, 06 January 2008.

U.S. Law Firms Could Help Shape Afghanistan's Future - for Price
Philip Dine. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 06 January 2008.

Overcoming the Obstacles to Establishing a Democratic State in Afghanistan
Col. Dennis O. Young. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 27 December 2007 (.pdf file).

Afghanistan to Expel 2 Officials
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 27 December 2007.

Afghan Press Freedom More Mirage than Reality
Wahidullah Amani and Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute of War and Peace Reporting, 20 December 2007.

It's Politics That Cements Deals in Afghanistan
Jim Landers. Dallas Morning News, 17 December 2007.

Karzai 'Already in Talks with Allies of Former Taliban Leader'
Jerome Starkey and Colin Brown. The Independent, 13 December 2007.

U.S. Launches Public-Private Bid to Reform Afghan Justice
Agence France-Presse, 13 December 2007.

The Gunmen of Kabul
Fariba Nawa. CorpWatch, 12 December 2007.

Afghan Perceptions of Corruption
Yama Torabi and Lorenzo Delesgues. Integrity Watch Afghanistan, January 2007. Posted on 10 December 2007 (.pdf file).

Afghanistan Too Weak To Go After Rights Violators: Karzai
ZNews, 08 December 2007.

Qanuni Views Absenteeism as a Major Legislative Problem
Pajhwok News Service, 07 December 2007. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Security Firms in Afghanistan: Part of the Problem?
Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute of War and Peace Reporting, 06 December 2007.

Afghanistan's Creaking Court System
Wahidullah Amani. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 06 December 2007.

Democratization of a Dependent State: The Case of Afghanistan
Astri Suhrke. Chr. Michelsen Institute, October 2007. Posted on 05 December 2007 (.pdf file).

Afghan Tradition Masks Political Ambush
Michael M. Phillips. The Wall Street Journal, 01 December 2007.

Afghans' Experience of Corruption: A Study Across Eight Provinces
Manija Gardizi. Integrity Watch Afghanistan, November 2007 (.pdf file).

Musa Qala: The Shape of Things to Come?
Aziz Ahmad Tassal. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 27 November 2007.

All Private Security Firms Must Close: Afghanistan
Agence France Presse, 22 November 2007.

Private Security Companies and Local Populations
Lisa Rimli and Susanne Schmeidl. Swiss Peace, November 2007 (.pdf file).

Afghan Slayings Stir Grief, Fury And Suspicion
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 21 November 2007.

Corruption Rife in Afghanistan, President Admits
Hamid Shalizi. Reuters, 13 November 2007.

Afghanistan Pushes Reconciliation Effort
Henry Chu. The Los Angeles Times, 09 November 2007.

The Limits of Afghan Press Freedom
Aziz Ahmad Tassal. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 08 November 2007.

Afghan Lawmakers Die in Suicide Blast
Griff Witte and Javed Hamdard. Washington Post, 07 November 2007.

Karzai Administration Needs to Remember that All Politics is Local
Terry Friel. Eurasia Insight, 06 November 2007.

Bridging Modernity and Tradition: Rule of Law and Search for Justice in Afghanistan
Leigh Toomey and J Alexander Thier. U.S. Institute of Peace, October 2007. Posted on 05 November 2007.

Afghan Officials Shut Down 2 More Security Firms
The Associated Press, 17 October 2007.

Afghans Close 2 Security Firms; More Likely
Fisnik Abrashi and Jason Straziuso. The Associated Press, 12 October 2007.

Afghan Draft Rules for Security Firms
The Associated Press, 11 October 2007.

Afghanistan: Six Years of War
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 04 October 2007.

Schools Aimed To Keep Afghan Boys from Militancy
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson. NPR Morning Edition, 03 October 2007.

An Elusive Quest for Justice in Afghanistan
Aunohita Mojumdar. Asia Times, 28 September 2007.

In Afghanistan, Anger in Parliament Grows as President Defies Majority's Wishes
Kirk Semple. The New York Times, 26 September 2007.

Don't Rush to the Negotiating Table
Fen Osler Hampson. Globe and Mail, 18 September 2007.

Taliban, US in New Round of Peace Talks
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 21 August 2007.

Taliban Talks - Secret Negotiations with the Islamists Proved Fruitless
Matthias Gebauer and Holger Stark. Der Spiegel, 20 August 2007.

The Afghan Grassroots
Ann Marlowe. The Weekly Standard, 20 August 2007.

Afghan President Bringing Bush a Gloomy Report on Security
Sheryl Gay Stolberg. The New York Times, 06 August 2007.

Karzai Praises Iran Before Talks with Bush
Agence France-Presse, 06 August 2007.

Afghanistan's Success Story: The Liberated Hazara Minority
Mark Sappenfield. The Christian Science Monitor, 06 August 2007.

Afghan Governor Who Criticised Karzai Sacked
Sayed Salahuddin. Reuters, 16 July 2007.

Afghan Minister Resigns Amid New Poppy Crop
The Associated Press, 08 July 2007. Posted on the USA Today website.

Afghanistan is Moving Backward
Haroun Mir. Asia Times, 03 July 2007.

Afghan Government Divided Against Itself
Hafizullah Gardesh. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 27 June 2007. Posted on e-Ariana.com

Government Formation and Performance
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, updated 15 June 2007 (.pdf file).

U.N. Demands Action on Afghan Graft, Lawlessness
Mark Bendeich. Reuters, 11 June 2007.

Playing With Fire in Afghanistan's North
Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute for war and Peace Reporting, 08 June 2007.

Karzai Orders Taleban Body Swap
BBC News, 05 June 2007.

Rise in Violence in North Shows Afghanistan's Fragility
Abdul Waheed Wafa and Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 29 May 2007.

Trouble on the Farm
Aunohita Mojumdar. Asia Times, 25 May 2007.

Afghan Parliament Ousts Outspoken Female Lawmakers after Critical TV Interview
Rahim Faiez. The Associated Press, 21 May 2007.

New Alliance Threatens Karzai: Power Struggle in Afghanistan
Christian Neef. Der Speigel, 14 May 2007.

Understanding State-Building and Local Government in Afghanistan
Sarah Lister. Crisis States Research Centre, May 2007 (.pdf file).

Afghan Leaders Lack 'Strategic Vision'
Inter Press Service, 24 April 2007.

Back from Guantanamo: Ex-Taliban Official Calls for Unity Government in Afghanistan
Olaf Ihlau. Der Spiegel, 12 April 2007.

As Taliban Promises Offensive, Karzai Says Group is 'Defeated'
ABC News, 09 April 2007.

New Political Bloc Unites Old Adversaries
Golnaz Esfandiari. Eurasia.net, 07 April 2007.

Karzai Says He Has Met with Taliban
Rahim Faiez. The Associated Press, 06 April 2007.

U.S. Transfers Prisoners to Afghan Custody
Sayed Salahuddin. Reuters, 03 April 2007.

Former Afghan Official Says Country Lacks Adequate Security, Governance
Sayed Zafar Hashemi. Scripps Howard Foundation, 31 March 2007.

Tightening Grip on Press Puts Afghanistan's Fledgling Democracy at Risk
The Associated Press, 27 March 2007.

Graft Threatens Afghan Government Legitimacy: Group
Y.P. Rajesh. Reuters, 19 March 2007.

Path to Peace, Justice in Afghanistan
J. Alexander Thier and Scott Worden. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 March 2007.

Afghan Official a Convicted Trafficker
Matthew Pennington. The Associated Press, 08 March 2007.

Hekmatyar Splits with Taliban, Hints at Talks With Karzai Government
The Associated Press, 08 March 2007.

Afghanistan Lacks Capacity to Govern
Said Jawad. Interviewed by Robert McMahon. Council on Foreign Relations, 28 February 2007.

Former Afghan Warlords Rally for Amnesty
Mark Sappenfield. The Christian Science Monitor, 26 February 2007.

Afghans in No Mood to Forgive Killers
Hafizullah Gardesh and Wahidullah Amani. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 20 February 2007.

Afghan Lawmakers Approve Amnesty For War Criminals
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 20 February 2007.

Afghanistan Approves Amnesty for Warlords
Declan Walsh. The Guardian, 01 February 2007.

Afghanistan's Endangered Compact
International Crisis Group, 29 January 2007 (.pdf file).

Karzai Increasingly Beset by Problems
Reuters, 29 January 2007.

Afghanistan's Judge of Last Resort
Kim Barker. The Chicago Tribune, 28 January 2007.

Pakistani Premier Faults Afghans for Taliban Woes on Border
Katrin Bennhold and Mark Landler. The New York Times, 25 January 2007.

Tribal Tribulations in Afghanistan
Haroun Mir. Asia Times, 19 January 2007.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, 11 January 2007 (.pdf file).

Securing Tyrants or Fostering Reform? U.S. Internal Security Assistance to Repressive and Transition Regimes
Seth G. Jones et al. RAND, 03 January 2007.

Afghanistan Government Fires Governor
Jason Straziuso. The Associated Press, 18 December 2006.

In Afghanistan, Money Tips the Scales of Justice
Paul Watson. Los Angeles Times, 18 December 2006.

Afghan Public Opinion Amidst Rising Violence
Poll conducted by WorldPublicOpinion.org. Program on International Policy Attitudes, 14 December 2006.

Afghan Leader Blames Pakistan for Taliban Violence
Agence France Presse, 12 December 2006.

All Along the Watch Tower
Peter J Middlebrook and Sharon M Miller. Asia Times, 12 December 2006.

Living Symbols of Reform in Afghanistan
Alissa J. Rubin. Los Angeles Times, 29 November 2006.

Blair, in Kabul, Warns That Fight Against the Taliban Will Take Decades
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 21 November 2006.

Five Years After 'Victory', Violence and Corruption Dog Afghanistan
Kim Sengupta. The Independent, 20 November 2006.

Afghan Warlords Find Limits to Power
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 18 November 2006.

Steering His Nation Without a Rudder
Paul Watson. Los Angeles Times, 12 November 2006.

U.S. Reaffirms Support for Embattled Kabul Government
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 10 November 2006.

Afghans Losing Faith in Nation's Path, Poll Shows
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 09 November 2006 (see poll below).

Afghanistan in 2006: A Survey of the Afghan People
Asia Foundation, 09 November 2006 (.pdf file).

Karzai's High-Risk Negotiating Plan
Hafizullah Gardesh. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 06 November 2006.

Drugs Group in Afghan Exit Order
BBC News, 16 October 2006.

More Voices Urge Co-opting Taliban
Anna Badkhen. San Francisco Chronicle, 15 October 2006.

Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords and the Propaganda of Silence
Interview with Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls. Democracy Now, 06 October 2006.

Jirgas and the Taleban
Interview with Hamid Karzai. BBC News, 06 October 2006.

The Woman Who Defied the Taliban, and Paid with Her Life
Kim Sengupta. The Independent, UK, 26 September 2006.

Troops in Afghan District Find Anger at Lax Government
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 18 September 2006.

Afghan Interior Ministry Takes on Armed Factions
Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 01 September 2006.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, 23 August 2006 (.pdf file).

Nation Faltering, Afghans' Leader Draws Criticism
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 23 August 2006.

New Supreme Court Could Mark Genuine Departure
Amin Tarzi. Eurasianet.org, 16 August 2006.

Vice and Virtue in Afghanistan
Aunohita Mojumdar. Asia Times, 10 August 2006.

In Afghanistan, a Crackdown on Imported Pleasures
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 07 August 2006.

Afghan Lawmakers Approve Chief Justice
Rahim Faiez. The Associated Press, 31 July 2006. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, 27 July 2006 (.pdf file).

Afghan Democracy
M. Ashraf Haidar. The Washington Times, 21 July 2006.

Maintaining Order in Afghanistan
Alastair Leithead. BBC News, 17 July 2006.

Fury as Karzai Plans Return of Taliban's Religious Police
Tom Coghlan. The Independent, UK, 17 July 2006.

Seek Roots of Terror, Afghan Leader Urges
David Pilling and Rachel Morarjee. The Financial Times, 05 July 2006. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S.-Afghan Foray Reveals Friction on Antirebel Raids
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 03 July 2006.

Afghan Leader Losing Support
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 26 June 2006.

Attempt to Steer the News Backfires in Afghanistan
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 22 June 2006.

Karzai Calls for Reassessing U.S. Strategy
Tini Tran. The Associated Press, 22 June 2006. Posted on the Washington Post website.

An Afghan Pressure Cooker
Kim Barker. Chicago Tribune, 21 June 2006.

Anger Over Curbs on Afghan Press
Alastair Leithead. BBC News, 19 June 2006.

Diplomats Claim Afghan Appointments Mark Setback
Rachel Morarjee. Financial Times, 12 June 2006.

U.N. Report Accuses Afghan MPs of Torture and Massacres
Declan Walsh. The Guardian, 12 June 2006.

Where Does Karzai Go From Here?
Rachel Morarjee. The Christian Science Monitor, 02 June 2006.

Afghanistan: Elections, Constitution and Government
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, 25 May 2006 (.pdf file).

Afghan Lawmakers Review Court Nominees
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 17 May 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Afghanistan's Buzkashi Parliament
Jean MacKenzie and Wahidullah Amani. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 17 May 2006.

Afghanistan Launches Plan For 'Lost Generation'
Agence France Presse, 16 May 2006. Posted on the Reliefweb website.

Afghanistan's New Legislature: Making Democracy Work
International Crisis Group, 15 May 2006 (.pdf file).

'Warlords' Attack Woman MP
News 24, 08 May 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Media Law Faces Possible Parliamentary Challenge
Amanullah Nasrat. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 04 May 2006.

Afghan President Swears in New Cabinet
Amir Shah. The Associated Press, 03 May 2006. Posted on the Washington Post website.

Afghan Cabinet Vote a Key Test
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 28 April 2006.

Parliament's Growing Pains
Hafizullah Gardesh and Amanullah Nasrat. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 25 April 2006.

Creating Justice for Afghans
Vance Serchuk. Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 April 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Afghanistan Should Make Room For Its Female Leaders
Isobel Coleman and Swanee Hunt. The Christian Science Monitor, 24 April 2006.

Afghan President Gets Key Cabinet Picks, But At What Price?
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 21 April 2006.

Afghan Parliament Rejects Fifth of Proposed Cabinet
Agence France Presse, 20 April 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Afghan Parliament to Vote on the Cabinet
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 20 April 2006.

Ministers Under Attack in Afghan Parliament
Amanullah Nasrat. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 19 April 2006.

Iraq, Afghanistan On 'Failed States' Index
George Gedda. The Associated Press, 01 May 2006. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

The Failed States Index
Foreign Policy and The Fund for Peace, May/June 2006. Posted on 01 May 2006.

Afghanistan Battles Corruption
Chris Sands. Al-Jazeera, 17 April 2006.

Karzai Urges Restraint by Coalition Forces
Paul Garwood. The Associated Press, 17 April 2006. Posted on TheState.com website.

Power Struggle Brews in Afghanistan Pitting President Against Parliament
Camelia Entekhabi-Fard. Eurasianet.org, 13 April 2006.

A Call to Justice
Mohammad Jawad Sharifzada and Salima Ghafari. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 11 April 2006.

Western-Trained Professionals Dominate New Afghan Cabinet
Akram Gizabi. The Jamestown Foundation, 07 April 2006.

Confirmation Debate Opens Door For Legislature, Opposition
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 07 April 2006.

Convert Case Threatens Afghan Reforms
Rachel Morarjee. Financial Times, 06 April 2006.

Can Islam and Democracy Coexist in Afghanistan?
Jean MacKenzie and Wahidullah Amani. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 29 March 2006.

Losing Faith in Afghanistan
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 25 March 2006.

For Afghans, Allies, A Clash of Values
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 23 March 2006.

Karzai Proposes Sweeping Cabinet Changes
The Associated Press, 22 March 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Parliament Makes Little Headway
Amanullah Nasrat and Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 19 March 2006.

An Afghan Voice That Fear Won't Silence
Nora Boustany. Washington Post, 17 March 2006.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, 17 March 2006 (.pdf file).

Truth About Corruption, Crimes Needed in Afghanistan
Rachel Martin. NPR, 14 March 2006 (audio file).

Four Years After Fall of Taliban, Leader's Power Barely Extends Beyond The Capital
Declan Walsh and Ewen MacAskill. The Guardian, 02 March 2006.

Afghanistan's Uncertain Transition from Turmoil to Normalcy
Barnett R. Rubin. Council on Foreign Relations, March 2005 (.pdf file).

Afghans Reject a Single Vote to Approve Karzai Cabinet
Abdul Waheed Wafa and Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 28 February 2006.

The West Pushes to Reform Traditionalist Afghan Courts
Scott Baldauf. The Christian Science Monitor, 21 February 2006.

Barriers Prove Insurmountable for Karzai
Wahidullah Amani. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 18 February 2006.

Security Council Endorses Afghanistan Compact
Agence France Press, 17 February 2006.

Accomodating A Culture of Justice: Transitional Justice in Afghanistan
Tom Perriello. The Century Foundation, 10 February 2006.

A Nuanced Response in Parliament
Scott Baldauf. The Christian Science Monitor, 08 February 2006.

Afghanistan Welcomes Debt Cancellations
Daniel Cooney. The Associated Press, 08 February 2006.

Afghan Government Pulls Licenses From More Than 1,600 NGOs
Deutsche Presse Agentur, 07 February 2006. Posted on the Reliefweb website.

Afghanistan Politics: Heading South
The Economist, 07 February 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Drugs Link to Afghan Cabinet
Toby Harnden. The Age, 06 February 2006. Posted on the RAWA website.

How Solid Is The New 'Afghanistan Compact'?
Amin Tarzi. EurasiaNet, 05 February 2006.

Afghan Experts Split on Free Market Economy
Hayatullah Haleem. Pajhwok, 04 February 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Empty Promises At Afghan Conference?
Wahidullah Amani and Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 04 February 2006.

Donor Promises and Afghan Realities
Carl Robichaud. The Century Foundation, 04 February 2006.

Karzai Returns From Conference With Fraction of Funds He Needed
Kim Sengupta and Anne Penketh. The Independent, UK, 02 February 2006.

Afghan Government Wants Greater Control Over Aid
Mevlut Katik. EurasiaNet, 02 February 2006.

60 Nations Set 5-Year Goals to Aid Afghanistan
Alan Cowell. The New York Times, 01 February 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Building on Success: The London Conference on Afghanistan
The Afghanistan Compact, 31 January - 01 February 2006. Posted on Afghanistan National Development Strategy website (.pdf file).

Aid Pledge Boost for Afghanistan
BBC News, 31 January 2006.

Karzai Touts Afghanistan's Investment Opportunities, But Some Entrepreneurs Grumble
Camelia Entekhabi-Fard. Eurasia.net, 30 January 2006.

London Conference to Shape Agenda for Next Stage of Reforms
Ron Synovitz. Eurasianet.org, 29 January 2006.

Report: Most Afghan Aid Bypasses Govt.
Harry Dunphy. The Associated Press, 22 January 2006. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Afghanistan Politics: Where's the Justice?
The Economist, 21 January 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

New Parliament Goes on the Offensive
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 16 January 2006.

Questions Surround Continued U.S. Presence in Afghanistan
Akram Gizabi. The Jamestown Foundation, 12 January 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Sowing Afghan Security
Robert I. Rotberg. The Boston Globe, 10 January 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Afghanistan Politics: A Place for Warlords to Meet
The Economist, 08 January 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Karzai Invites Contact With Taliban Head
Daniel Cooney. The Associated Press, 08 January 2006.

Afghan MPs Want to Question Aid Groups About Spending
Sayed Salahuddin. Reuters, 03 January 2006. Posted on the Reliefweb website.

New Afghan Parliament Presses for Removal of Security Barriers
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 01 January 2006. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Afghanistan Faces Prospect of Divided Government
Griff Witte. Washington Post, 21 December 2005. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Rumsfeld Delivers Afghan Pledge
BBC, 21 December 2005.

Afghan Parliament Opens, and Finds Democracy Is a Bit Untidy
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 21 December 2005.

Female Lawmakers Taking Their Rightful Place In Politics
Hamida Osman. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 20 December 2005.

Afghan MPs Hold Landmark Session
BBC, 19 December 2005.

Afghan Legislators Get Crash Course in Ways of Democracy
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 19 December 2005.

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Lawmakers' Slayings Pose Hard Questions
Amin Tarzi, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 15 December 2005. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Afghan Parliament to Convene for the First Time in 30 Years
Agence France Presse, 15 December 2005.

World Bank Provides US $80 Million For Government Support
IRIN, 14 December 2005.

U.S. Paid for Media Firm Afghans Didn't Want
Kim Barker and Stephen J. Hedges. Chicago Tribune, 13 December 2005. Posted on the Fair Use website.

War-Ravaged Afghanistan Explores Ways to Deal with its Bloody Past
Agence France Presse, 13 December 2005. Posted on the ReliefWeb website.

Jobs vs. Efficiency as Afghan Ma Bell Goes Private
Scott Baldauf. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 December 2005.

Post-Taliban Free Speech Blocked by Courts, Clerics
Griff Witte. Washington Post, 11 December 2005.

12-Nation Meet Prioritizes Power For Afghanistan
Agence France Press, 05 December 2005.

Afghan Parliament Scheduled to Convene Dec. 19
The Associated Press, 06 December 2005. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Pave my Road and You'll Get Your School
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 04 December 2005. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

U.S. Aid to Afghans Expected to Top $5B in Next Five Years
The Associated Press, 01 December 2005. Posted on the USA Today website.

A House Divided? Analysing the 2005 Afghan Elections
Andrew Wilder. Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, December 2005 (.pdf file).

U.S. Tries to Boost Authority Of Shaky Afghan Government
John Lancaster. Washington Post, 27 November 2005.

Afghanistan: Who Exactly is the Enemy?
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 23 November 2005. Posted on the ReliefWeb website.

New Parliament Faces Many Challenges
IRIN, 15 November 2005.

Warlords and Women in Uneasy Mix
Andrew North. BBC News, 14 November 2005.

Afghanistan: What Will Become Of The Provincial Councils?
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 11 November 2005.

Afghan Vote Results Delayed Again for Fraud Inquiries
The Associated Press, 09 November 2005. Posted on the USA Today website.

Beyond Bonn: Revisioning the International Compact for Afghanistan
Mark Sedra and Peter Middlebrook. Foreign Policy in Focus, November 2005 (.pdf file).

Strongmen to Score Big on Afghan Vote
Laura J. Winter. Christian Science Monitor, 27 October 2005.

Rights Body Warns of Warlords' Success in Elections
IRIN, 18 October 2005.

Islamic Warlords to Dominate Afghanistan's Coming Parliament
Xinhuanet, 17 October 2005.

US Back to the Drawing Board in Afghanistan
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 06 October 2005.

Afghanistan Releases First Election Results
AFX News Limited, 06 October 2005. Posted on the Forbes website.

Vote Count Complete in Afghan Election
Matthew Pennington. The Associated Press, 05 October 2005. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Monitors Find Significant Fraud in Afghan Elections
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 03 October 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

The Opposition Face of Afghanistan
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 22 September 2005.

US, Afghanistan Squabble Over Resurgent Taliban
Paul McGeough. Sydney Morning Herald, 22 September 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Bullets, Ballots and Burqas as Afghans Eagerly Vote
Terry Friel. Reuters, 18 September 2005.

Iraq, Afghan Commitments Fuel U.S. Air Base Construction
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 17 September 2005.

Uproar Likely in Afghan Parliament
Paul Watson. Los Angeles Times, 17 September 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Former Warlords Defend Right to Participate in Afghanistan Elections
Patricia Nunan. VOA News, 17 September 2005.

Voting May Be Life-and-Death Choice for Afghans
Somini Sengupta. New York Times, 16 September 2005.

Afghan Ballots Carry Mullahs, Jihadis, Women
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 15 September 2005.

Election Gives Group That Battled Taliban Chance at a Comeback
N.C. Aizenman. Washington Post, 15 September 2005.

U.S. May Start Pulling Out of Afghanistan Next Spring
Eric Schmitt and David S. Cloud. New York Times, 14 September 2005.

Afghanistan Election FAQ
Bill Doskoch. CTV News Canada, 13 September 2005.

Afghanistan Struggles to Keep Warlords off the Ballot
Porter Barron. Christian Science Monitor, 08 September 2005.

Afghan Election is Expensive, Complicated Effort
Jonathan S. Landay. Knight-Ridder, 31 August 2005.

A Nomad Campaigns to Serve Her People in Afghanistan
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 21 August 2005.

Annan Says Objective of Stability in Afghanistan Remains to be Met
Xinhuanet, 17 August 2005.

Joint Verification of Political Rights
AIHRC-UNAMA, 04 June-16 August 2005 (.pdf file).

Afghanistan to Begin Campaign for Parliamentary Election
Xinhuanet, 15 August 2005.

Afghanistan Considers Creating Commission
Daniel Cooney. The Associated Press, 18 July 2005.

Afghanistan: Presidential and Parliamentary Elections
Kenneth Katzman. CRS Report for Congress, 07 July 2005 (.pdf file).

Afghan Wells Cleaned Amid Cholera Worries
Daniel Cooney. The Associated Press, 15 June 2005. Posted on the Philly Burbs website.

Toughing It In the Afghan Army
Tom Coghlan. BBC News, 15 June 2005.

Diverse Afghan Groups Behind Unrest
Halima Kazem. Christian Science Monitor, 10 June 2005.

Afghans Flee Army Over Taliban and Low Morale
Tom Coghlan. The Daily Telegraph, 09 June 2005.

Afghan Candidate List Published
BBC News, 05 June 2005.

Afghanistan: Is Reconciliation with the Neo-Taliban Working?
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 02 June 2005. Posted on the Eurasianet website.

Political Parties in Afghanistan
International Crisis Group, 02 June 2005 (.pdf file).

NGO Insecurity in Afghanistan
Afghanistan NGO Safety Office and CARE, May 2005 (.pdf file)

Leading Afghan Cleric Shot Dead
BBC News, 29 May 2005.

Karzai's Rude Awakening
Jack Random. Counterpunch, 26 May 2005.

Afghan Gangs on Rise
Paul Watson. Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. CRS Report for Congress, 19 May 2005 (.pdf file).

In Afghanistan, Protests Signal U.S. May Be Wearing Out Its Welcome
Kim Barker. Chicago Tribune, 18 May 2005. Posted on the The State website.

Afghan Riots Bode ill for US Long-Term Plans
Daan van der Schriek. ISN Security Watch, 13 May 2005.

Afghan Leaders Pave Way for Long-Term U.S. Presence
Stephen Graham. The Associated Press, 09 May 2005. Posted on the Army Times website.

Afghans in US Bases Quandary
Reuters, 27 April 2005. Posted on The Standard website.

The Party's Over for Afghan NGOs
Ramtanu Maitra. Asia Times, 21 April 2005.

Karzai Seeks US Strategic Links
BBC News, 13 April 2005.

Taliban's Conquerors in Battle for Sanity
Tom Coghlan. The Telegraph, 11 April 2005.

Afghanistan: Defense Minister Reiterates Desire for "Enduring Arrangements' With U.S.
Ron Synovitz. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 06 April 2005.

'A Step Toward a Democratic Afghanistan'
Christian Science Monitor, 31 March 2005.

Afghan Crime Wave Breeds Nostalgia for Taliban
N.C. Aizenman. Washington Post, 18 March 2005.

Karzai Announces Election Delay
BBC News, 17 March 2005.

Afghan Poll 'Likely in September'
Andrew North. BBC News, 04 March 2005.

Dostum Gets Afghan Military Role
Andrew North. BBC News, 01 March 2005.

Winners and Losers in...Afghanistan
The Guardian, 24 December 2004.

Under Siege in Afghanistan, Aid Groups Say Their Effort Is Being Criticized Unfairly
Carlotta Gall and Amy Waldman. New York Times, 19 December 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Chemical Warfare 'Angers Afghans'
Sudha Ramachandran. Asia Times, 15 December 2004.

Seven-Year Drought Puts Afghanistan on the Brink
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 12 December 2004.

How Deep and How Long Will NATO Go in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Chris Lindborg. British American Security Information Council, 09 December 2004.

Despite Karzai Election, Afghan Conservatives Soldier On
Claudio Franco. Eurasia Insight, 07 December 2004.

Twelve Killed in Fighting in Afghanistan, Hours Before Karzai's Inauguration
The Associated Press, 08 December 2004. Posted on the WTNH News website.

Warlords, Poppies and Slow Progress
Declan Walsh. The Guardian, 07 December 2004.

Rivalries, Divisions Take Toll on Taliban
Keith B. Richburg. Washington Post, 19 November 2004.

Afghan Leader Promises Security and Stability
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 05 November 2004. Posted on the NucNews website.

Can Hamid Karzai Deliver?
Lyse Doucet. BBC News, 03 November 2004.

Who Rules Afghanistan
Christian Parenti. The Nation, 28 October 2004.

Karzai, a Man With No Party
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 26 October 2004.

Karzai's Main Rival Admits Defeat in Presidential Race
Genevieve Roberts. The Independent, 25 October 2004. Posted on the World Security Network website.

Peaceful Vote Diminishes Taliban
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 15 October 2004.

Afghan Vote Count Begins at Last
BBC News, 14 October 2004.

Afghan Warlords Poised to Take Up Power
Nick Meo. The Independent, 14 October 2004. Posted on the News Register website.

Ominous Signs: Part 4
Nir Rosen. Asia Times, 09 October 2004.

Safe Haven in Bamiyan: Part 3
Nir Rosen. Asia Times, 08 October 2004.

Idealism in a Hostile Territory: Part 2
Nir Rosen. Asia Times, 07 October 2004.

The School of Death: Part 1
Nir Rosen. Asia Times, 06 October 2004.

Afghanistan Hits Fever Pitch as Warlords Turn 'Democrat'
Justin Huggler. The Independent, 06 October 2004. Posted on the Pakistan Tribune website.

What 'Democracy' Looks Like
Christian Parenti. The Nation, 05 October 2004.

Warlords Turn to Spin Doctors for a Softer, Cuddlier Image
The Telegraph, 03 October 2004.

Rule of Violence
David Rose. The Observer, 03 October 2004.

Afghan Nomads Rehearse Dawn of Democracy
Declan Walsh. The Observer, 03 October 2004.

Old Warlord Traditions Die Hard in Modern Afghanistan
Reuters, 02 October 2004. Posted on the Afghan News website.

Battle to Register Refugee Vote
Paul Anderson. BBC News, 01 October 2004.

Afghan Elections: U.S. Solution to a U.S. Problem
Jim Ingalls and Sonali Kolhatkar. Foreign Policy in Focus, October 2004.

Afghan Election Notebook 3 - Zabul Badlands
Andrew North. BBC News, 29 September 2004.

Afghan Election Notebook 2 - Karzai's Hometown
Andrew North. BBC News, 27 September 2004.

Al Qaeda Tries to Upset Afghan Vote
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 26 September 2004.

Afghanistan I: Back to Warlords and Opium
J. Alexander Thier. New York Times, 24 September 2004.

Afghan Women No Better Off; US Accused of Not Fulfilling Promises
Sarah Frank. Knight-Ridder, 23 September 2004. Posted on the RAWA website.

Afghanistan Battles Starvation Ahead of Polls
Payal Singhal. One World, 22 September 2004. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Afghan Election Notebook 1 - What's Happening?
Andrew North. BBC News, 22 September 2004.

Challenger to Afghan President Emerges from Pack
Halima Kazem. Christian Science Monitor, 17 September 2004.

'Rebel' Governor Rejects Karzai Offer
BBC News, 11 September 2004.

As Millions of Women Prepare to Vote, Debate on Their Other Rights Is Dampened
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 08 September 2004.

Afghanistan's Election Challenge
Soutik Biswas. BBC News, 06 September 2004.

Afghan Strife Exposes Deep and Wide Ethnic Tensions
Amy Waldman. New York Times, 06 September 2004. Posted on the NucNews website.

Afghanistan: Democracy Before Peace?
Mark Sedra. Foreign Policy in Focus, September 2004 (.pdf file).

Day of Reckoning for the Emir of Herat
Declan Walsh. The Guardian, 04 September 2004.

Afghanistan Through the Eyes of a Governor
Tanya Goudsouzian. Asia Times, 02 September 2004.

Afghan Poll Faces Monitor Crisis
Andrew North. BBC News, 01 September 2001.

Political Bid to Quell Unrest in Afghanistan
Amy Waldman. New York Times, 29 August 2004. Posted on the Pakistan Tribune website.

Afghanistan's Transition: Decentralization or Civil War
Michael A. Weinstein. Power and Interest News Report, 04 August 2004.

The Woman Who Wants to be Afghan President
Nick Meo. The Independent, 04 August 2004. Posted on the Pakistan Tribune website.

A US 'Proconsul' in Afghanistan
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 29 July 2004.

After 24 Years of Independent Aid to the Afghan People Doctors Without Borders Withdraws from Afghanistan Following Killings, Threats and Insecurity
Doctors Without Borders, 28 July 2004.

Karzai Snubs Warlord Running Mate
Ahmed Rashid. The Telegraph, 27 July 2004.

Afghan Province Stretches in Freedom
Hamida Ghafour. Globe and Mail, 26 July 2004.

Karzai 'Shuffles' Afghan Warlords
Andrew North. BBC News, 20 July 2004.

US Seeks to Guard Afghan Elections
Stephen Graham. The Associated Press, 14 July 2004. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

Afghan Warlords 'Bigger Threat than Taliban'
Duncan Campbell. The Guardian, 13 July 2004.

Afghan President Describes Militias as the Top Threat
Carlotta Gall and David Rohde. New York Times, 12 July 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

US Distances Self from Vigilante
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 12 July 2004.

Warlord Tells Police Chief to Go
Andrew North. BBC News, 12 July 2004.

Afghan Scholars 'Back Disarmament'
BBC News, 11 July 2004.

Date Set for Landmark Afghan Vote
BBC News, 09 July 2004.

Afghan Parliamentary Elections May Be Delayed Again
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 09 July 2004.

High-Risk Bid to Register Afghans
Gretchen Peters. Christian Science Monitor, 06 July 2004.

Taliban Murders Voters to Derail Election
Brian Whitaker. The Guardian, 28 June 2004.

Out of Sight, Afghans Register Women to Vote
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 26 June 2004. Posted on the PeaceWomen website.

Challenging Prize for Afghan Poll Winner
Jennifer Cuff. BBC News, 26 June 2004.

Despite Optimism, Hurdles Remain for Afghan Elections
Victoria Burnett. Boston Globe, 25 June 2004.

No Sign of Afghan Reconciliation
Charles Haviland. BBC News, 24 June 2004.

Key to Governing Afghans: the Clans
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 24 June 2004.

Trainers in Afghanistan Fighting Climate As Well As Antagonists
J.R. Labbe. Knight Ridder Newspapers, 17 June 2004. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Karzai Seeks More Troops
The Economist, 16 June 2004.

Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security and U.S. Policy
Kenneth Katzman. Congressional Research Service, 15 June 2004 (.pdf file).

Afghan Aid Workers Live in Fear
Charles Haviland. BBC News, 10 June 2004.

Afghans on Losing Side of the Drug War
Ron Allen. MSNBC, 08 June 2004.

Afghanistan's Buddhas Still Under Threat
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 08 June 2004.

Violence Unsettling Afghan Vote
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 07 June 2004.

Afghan Election Hits New Snags
Charles Haviland. BBC News, 06 June 2004.

UN Program to Disarm Soldiers in Afghanistan 'Big Failure'
Hamida Ghafour. The Globe and Mail, 05 June 2004.

Relief Agency Suspends Afghan Operations
Stephen Graham. The Associated Press, 03 June 2004.

Afghans Wary of Karzai Dealings
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 01 June 2004.

Karzai Enacts Rules for Afghan Election
The Telegraph, 28 May 2004.

Karzai Sees Chance of Survival Slip as Pledged Aid Dries Up
Kim Sengupta. The Independent, 25 May 2004.

Iraq's Transitional Law
Joseph A. Christoff. General Accounting Office, 25 May 2004 (.pdf file).

Projects Put Strain On Afghan Province
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 24 May 2004.

Karzai Attempts Diplomacy with Afghan Warlords
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 19 May 2004.

Powerful Afghan Governor Slams Disarmament Plan
Mike Collett-White. Reuters, 10 May 2004. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Experts Wonder if $8.2 Billion in Afghan Aid is Sufficient to Break the Country's Vicious Cycle
Camelia Entekahbi-Fard. Eurasia Insight, 04 May 2004.

With Killer's Execution, Karzai Signals Move on Warlords
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 03 May 2004.

Already Stretched, Afghan Leaders Face New Threat
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 12 April 2004. Posted on the NucNews website.

Afghan Allies Yesterday, Foes Today
Hamida Ghafour. Los Angeles Times, 11 April 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Afghan Warlord Calls for Sackings
The Guardian, 10 April 2004.

Civil War Fear as Afghan City Falls to Warlord
James Astill. The Guardian, 09 April 2004.

Kabul 'Needs Aid in War on Drugs'
BBC News, 31 March 2004.

Elections and Security in Afghanistan
International Crisis Group, 30 March 2004 (.pdf file).

Afghan Poll Delayed Until September
BBC News, 28 March 2004.

Doubts Grow Over Afghan Elections
Andrew North. BBC News, 25 March 2004.

2-Month Delay for Afghan Elections, Karzai Says
Amy Waldman. New York Times, 17 March 2004.

US Hunts bin Laden; Locals Seek Security
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 15 March 2004.

Tradition and Inexperience Threaten Afghan Poll
James Astill. The Guardian, 12 March 2004.

Afghan Electorate's Veiled Demographic
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 25 February 2004.

U.S. Aides Hint Afghan Voting May Be Put Off
Steven R. Weisman. New York Times, 16 February 2004.

Afghan Harmony Hard to Find
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 09 February 2004.

To Rein in Afghan Intelligence Service, Karzai Removes Its Leader
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 05 February 2004. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Afghans See Post-Taliban Constitution Become Law
Stephen Graham. The Associated Press, 27 January 2004. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

Afghan Ruler Signs New Constitution Into Law
Sayed Salahuddin. Reuters, 26 January 2004. Posted on the Afgha website.

Aid Workers:  Afghanistan in Jeopardy
Tom Squitieri. USA Today, 22 January 2004.

Inter-ethnic Suspicion Continues to Hamper Afghan Stabilization Efforts
Camelia Entekhabi-Fard. Eurasia Insight, 16 January 2004.

Hurray! A Constitution! (Tell It to the Warlords)
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 14 January 2004. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Afghanistan's Security Nightmare
Lyse Doucet. BBC News, 08 January 2004.

Afghans Endorse New Constitution
BBC News, 04 January 2004.

Ethnic Morass Bogs Down Afghan Talks on Charter
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 01 January 2004. Posted on the Pakistan Tribune website.

Insecurity Threatens Afghan Vote
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 31 December 2003.

Karzai Weathers Power Struggle, but at a Price
Dan Morrison. Christian Science Monitor, 26 December 2003.

Uphill Pursuit for Afghan Warlord
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 22 December 2003.

Meeting on New Constitution, Afghan Women Find Old Attitudes
Amy Waldman. New York Times, 16 December 2003. Posted on the Peace Women website.

Afghanistan Faces a Test in Democracy
Carlotta Gall and Amy Waldman. New York Times, 15 December 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Afghanistan:  The Constitutional Loya Jirga
International Crisis Group, 12 December 2003 (.pdf file).

Militias Transfer Heavy Arms, Bolstering Kabul's Authority
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 11 December 2003.

Bout of Violence Rattles Afghans
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 08 December 2003.

A Brewing Constitutional Crisis
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 04 December 2003.

Pashtuns Fear for Afghan Democracy
Crispin Thorold. BBC News, 03 December 2003.

Attacks in Afghanistan Are on the Rise
Walter Pincus. Washington Post, 15 November 2003.

Afghan Women Make Political Gain
Ilene R. Prusher. Christian Science Monitor, 14 November 2003.

Afghan Allies Turn Enemies
Sudha Ramachandran. Asia Times, 05 November 2003.

Afghanistan Unveils Constitution
BBC News, 03 November 2003.

Afghanistan's Constitutional Tightrope
Sanjoy Majumder. BBC News, 03 November 2003.

Disarming Afghan Militias
Crispin Thorold. BBC News, 24 October 2003.

Afghan Militias Cling To Power in North
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 28 October 2003.

Afghans Trade Guns for Shot at a New Life
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 23 October 2003.

Brewing Power Struggle in Kabul
Halima Kazem. Christian Science Monitor, 17 October 2003.

Afghan Business Sprouts in Shallow Soil
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 14 October 2003.

Afghans Yet to Lay Down Arms
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 14 October 2003.

Afghan Warlords Agree Ceasefire
BBC News, 09 October 2003.

Warlords Stand in the Way
Sonali Kolhatkar. Foreign Policy in Focus, 08 October 2003. Posted on the Asia Times website.

Afghan Army Faces Long Campaign to Win Over Local Militias
Hamida Ghafour. The Telegraph, 07 October 2003.

Germany Pushes to Extend Security Beyond Kabul
Halima Kazem. Christian Science Monitor, 07 October 2003.

Karzai Faces Revolt In Fragile Coalition
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 06 October 2003.

Building Stability in Afghanistan
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 01 October 2003.

Disarmament and Reintergration in Afghanistan
Asia Report #65. International Crisis Group, 30 September 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website (.pdf file).

Women Gather in Afghanistan to Compose a Bill of Rights
Carlotta Gall. New York Times, 28 September 2003.

Afghans' Goals Facing Renewed Threats
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 09 September 2003.

U.S. Said to Plan Bigger Afghan Role, Stepping Up Aid
David Rohde. New York Times, 25 August 2003.

Afghanistan Marks Independence
Todd Pitman. Associated Press/Boston Globe, 20 August 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Afghanistan Speeds Up Purge of Officials After Bomb Attack
David Rohde. New York Times, 15 August 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Afghan Security Crisis Deepens
Pam O'Toole. BBC News, 14 August 2003.

Afghans on Edge of Chaos
Robyn Dixon. Los Angeles Times, 04 August 2003.

Afghan Political Violence on the Rise
April Witt. Washington Post, 03 August 2003. Posted on the Yahoo News website.

Bridging Two Afghan Worlds
April Witt. Washington Post, 07 June 2003.

Afghanistan Drifts Aimlessly in Sea of Chaos
Marc Kaufman. Washington Post, 20 April 2003. Posted on the Post-Gazette website.

"Will It Be Liberation, Occupation or Anarchy?"
Ash Pulcifer. YellowTimes, 11 April 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Afghanistan:  Judicial Reform and Transitional Justice
Asia Report #45. International Crisis Group, 28 January 2003 (.pdf file).

Challenging the Warlord Culture - Security Sector Reform in Post-Taliban Afghanistan
Mark Sedra. BICC Paper #25, Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2002 (.pdf file).

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