TITLE

Meanwhile, in Afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
Sikorski, Radex
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
National Review;10/11/2004, Vol. 56 Issue 19, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the political and social conditions in Afghanistan on the eve of a presidential election to be held there. Depiction of Afghanistan as more secure now than it was in the during the Soviet invasion or the civil war that followed; Description of Zahir Shah, the former king; Characterization of the palace as a time capsule; Amount of deaths during the Soviet invasion compared with the current death rate; Attitudes of Afghans to Americans; Development accomplished in Herat, an area damaged by war; Policies of the Taliban.
ACCESSION #
14737002

 

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