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Poppy Crops Thrive in Daish dominated areas of Afghanistan

Naimat Khan

JALALABAD: New crops of poppy have been cultivated in districts of Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan amid growing influence of the Islamic States – locally known as Daish – in the area, locals living in the eastern districts say. 445 more words

Terrorism

Afghanistan: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Editor’s Note: In this piece by Baba Tim, note the tactical, operational, and strategic blunders discussed. Afghanistan, America’s longest war, was and continues to be one major boondoggle.  2,149 more words

An Outsider & A Wedding

March 2016

Standing on the side of the highway, watching unmolested drivers whiz by me and my abandoned bus buddies, I wondered how long it would take to walk back to Bishkek. 1,518 more words

Travel

Afghan official: Indian consulate attack kills 2, wounds 19

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — At least two civilians have been killed in an attempted car bomb attack on the Indian consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad, an Afghan official said on Wednesday, Mar. 340 more words

Asia

Blasts near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan

Newsroomw4x7 Staff

Jalalabad, Afghanistan:There were heavy blasts in the diplomatic enclave, barely 100 meters from the Indian Consulate in Jalalabad in Afghanistan this afternoon. 52 more words

India