Afghanistan Essay

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  • Women in Afghanistan

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    abused to stay strong and never lose hope (Phillip Caulfield.2013). This is just one of the many common punishments Afghan women receive. Mohammadzai is proof that still in today’s society women in Afghanistan are still suffering with extreme punishments. The life expectancy for a woman in Afghanistan is 44, one of the lowest in the world (Life as an Afghan Women.2013). Throughout the years, women have been forced to live in fear because of the way they have been treated. The consequences of punishments

  • Women in Afghanistan

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    Researching the Women in Afghanistan has informed me about the many different aspects that have shaped these women into who they are today. They have survived through incredibly harsh periods when education for women was illegal and when being out in public without a male accompaniment was a punishable act as well. Not only have the women of Afghanistan survived through these terrible times, but they never seemed to give up home schooling girls in their homes and searching for a way to better their

  • Struggles on Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan is a poor, landlocked country located in Central Asia. The country is quite small, with barely any water close by. With barely a 5th of the US’ GDP, Afghanistan is a underdeveloped country with little to no sanitation. Having about 6 million people with no access or poor welfare, the country has a low population along with low life expectancy. This underdeveloped, desolate, war torn country has a long continuing history. Being the 41st largest country in the world, the country’s area

  • Afghanistan 's Geography : Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan’s Geography: Afghanistan is a country that is rich in history and war. Going back to early human civilization, many empires resided in this country. This country’s history is so vast some experts say that the relics and artifacts are just a grand as the artifacts from Egypt. “Lying along important trade routes connecting southern and eastern Asia to Europe and the Middle East, Afghanistan has long been a prize sought by empire builders, and for millennia great armies have attempted to

  • A Role For India In Afghanistan

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    for India India has its relevance in Afghanistan. India has done a tremendous goodwill and good relationship among the local population of Afghanistan. But India should not be mistaken that good will here can be Illusion and must not be permanently under stable that the general view of India in Afghanistan is very positive. The concern for India is that Islamic radicalisation in their neighbouring countries is very serious issue and India's presence in Afghanistan must be stabalised if there were no

  • A Broad Look at Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan is a very mineral rich nation, which include gold, coal deposits, silver, lapis, natural gases, salt, iron ore uranium, zinc, chrome, sulfur, oils and rubies. Minerals are not the only resource of the country; they cultivate many food products as well. “Major sources of cash income are cotton, sugar beets, sugar cane, wool, and par excellence karakul skins” (Wilber Pg. 224). Now transitioning from the countries resources there are some surprising aspects of Afghanistan that are

  • The Country Of Afghanist Afghanistan

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    Geopolitics: Afghanistan Background information. [Accessed 13 May 2016]. The country of Afghanistan is in Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran. It is a small nation, and it is slightly smaller than Texas (area 652,230 sq km). It is bordered by Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Iran. The land is very mountainous and the terrain is very rugged. The country is divided by the Hindu Kush mountain range. The region of conflict. When the Pashtun

  • Security Governance in Afghanistan

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    Security Governance in Afghanistan I. Summary: Afghan security forces have lead security responsibility throughout the country, and the United States and its partner countries are reducing military involvement in Afghanistan. The current International security mission terminates at the end of 2014 and is expected to transition to a smaller mission consisting mostly of training the Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF). The number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, which peaked at about 100,000

  • Essay Afghanistan and Politics

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    Afghanistan and Politics An Examination of Nation Building in Afghanistan and East Timor Afghanistan is a shattered society. The participants in the Bonn Conference have set for the leaders and people of their country the formidable challenge of consolidating the peace process in less than three years. But it will take much more than 36 months to heal the wounds left by 23 years of war. The process of healing has started, however, and the members of the international community

  • Women's Rights In Afghanistan

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    Before the Taliban came into power in 1996, laws in Afghanistan were remarkably different. In 1964, “a new constitution [created] a modern democracy with free elections, equal rights, freedom of speech, universal suffrage, and [allowed] women to enter into politics” (“Timeline Women’s Rights in Afghanistan”). Women’s rights began to improve further during the late 1970’s. During 1978, the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan took over the government resulting in the separation of government and