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  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency
    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek his ear.
  • Karzai's blame game [Commentary]

    Karzai's blame game  [Commentary]
    Two recent incidents in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of more than 30 civilians. The first was a U.S. airstrike in support of Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in Parwan Province, the second a Taliban suicide attack on a popular restaurant in...

    After 20 years, The Helmand still entices and delights

    After 20 years, The Helmand still entices and delights
    Aushuk, check. Kofta challow, check. Kaddo borwani, check. The everlasting pleasures at The Helmand are still in place, and still wonderful. For the uninitiated, aushuk are soft, pillowy squares of ravioli-like pasta, filled with meltingly soft leeks,...

    Afghan president's brother withdraws from election, backs ex-minister

    Qayum Karzai, the Maryland-based brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, said Wednesday that he was withdrawing from next month's presidential election and would back former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul, widely believed to be the current president'...

    Our insufferable ally in Kabul [Editorial]

    Our insufferable ally in Kabul  [Editorial]
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai's rebuke of U.S. and NATO forces as the principal cause of civilian casualties in his country understandably outraged American officials, with some in Congress threatening to retaliate by making even deeper cuts in military...