Jean-Louis Van Belle


Afghanistan’s Governors Address On-the-Ground Realities

June 16, 2010


It has become a cliché to say that the only realities in Afghanistan are local realities: the Himalayan Hindu Kush separates the northern plains from the southern wastelands, and Afghanistan’s diverse regions are inhabited by very different ethnic groups that – because fertile land is so scarce – do not always find it easy to accommodate each other… Read more