Katherine Brown


Debating a Non-Negotiable Future for Afghan Women

September 8, 2010


Wars are difficult to be dispassionate about, but the Afghanistan war is further complicated by questions over human rights and what is the most principled course. At the vanguard of peace-making and nation-building efforts in Afghanistan are women who are often used as a symbol for both sides of the debate: why coalition forces should leave and wh… Read more


Foreign News & Analysis More Important than Ever

August 5, 2009


In Afghanistan, a land where complexity drives everything, understanding its dynamics well enough to explain them to foreigners is an extraordinary challenge. The approximately dozen, permanent, Kabul-based foreign correspondents who have remained dedicated to Afghanistan reporting are fascinating storytellers and efficient analysts. When I served… Read more