Posts By Elizabeth Grant

Notes from the Field

Afghan Delegation to U.S. Offers Glimpse into What Underlies Future Peace and Security

June 15, 2011

Few Americans will ever get the opportunity to meet an Afghan governor, an advisor to President Hamid Karzai, or an Afghan parliamentarian, much less discuss in person the critical issues that underlie efforts toward future peace and security in Afghanistan.

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Notes from the Field

Women-Led Institute Provides Education throughout Pakistan, Afghanistan

March 5, 2010

Humaira Aman* was born in Kabul, and along with thousands of other Afghans, was forced to relocate to a refugee camp in Pakistan after the Russian occupation of Afghanistan in the late 1970s. While relocated in Peshawar, she pursued a medical education at a local university for three years. However, in 1997, the Taliban decreed […]

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