Monthly Archives: September 2010

Afghanistan and the Politics of International Intervention – Day 1

Today’s meeting was devoted to the Soviet Afghan war, the collapse of the central government in the 1990s, the emergence of strongmen and the rise of the Taliban that followed. The idea was to give the students a general understanding … Continue reading

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Afghanopoly in a Nutshell

A group of Northwestern University undergraduate students decided to gain a better understanding of the American-led intervention in Afghanistan. They now meet once a week to discuss the intricacies of Afghan politics. This blog will summarize some of the key … Continue reading

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