Notes on church-state affairs: Afghanistan
- Afghanistan. // Canada & the World;Apr94, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p3
Looks at the refugee situation in Jalalabad. The political situation in Afghanistan; President Burhanuddin Rabbani; Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. INSET: Fact file..
- Insurgents' victory undoes diplomacy of Afghan premier. Horner, Sarah // Christian Science Monitor;9/16/96, Vol. 88 Issue 204, p6
Reports on the outbreak of insurgency in eastern Afghanistan in September 1996. Damage to Afghan government and destruction of relations with neighboring Pakistan; Crisis faced by Afghan prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar; Islamabad's loss of confidence in Hekmatya.
- Day of the 'Vampire'. Dehghanpisheh, Babak; Yousafzai, Sami // Bulletin with Newsweek;6/18/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6329, p64
Reports the return of warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in Afghanistan. Details on the U.S. military operation aimed at capturing Hekmatyar; Information on Hekmatyar sightings; Analysis of the civilian support for the dissident.
- Afghan chief steals Islamist thunder. Horner, Sarah // Christian Science Monitor;8/8/96, Vol. 88 Issue 178, p7
Reports on Afghanistan Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's imposition of the sharia or the Islamic holy law. Reasons for the imposition of the law; Effects of the law on the fundamentalist Taliban.
- Afghan cabinet named. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/19/1996, Vol. 40 Issue 29, p5
Reports on the appointment of members to Afghan President Rabbini's cabinet who will work under Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Party given the key ministries of defense and finance; Taleban Islamic militia's response to the formation of the new government.
- Remains unearthed. // New Internationalist;Aug97, Issue 293, p6
Focuses on the scavenging for human bones in gutters, fields and graveyards by adults and children in Kabul, Afghanistan, in an effort to survive financially. Cost of a skeleton; Uses of the human bones.
- State of emergency. Liu, M. // Newsweek;2/27/89, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p43
Discusses the psychological war the Afghan guerrillas are waging on residents of Afghanistan's capital city, Kabul, now that Soviet troops have left. Guerrilla attacks; Fears of food and fuel shortages; Outlook.
- Moscow's legacy to Kabul: An everyday hell. Griffin, Jennifer // U.S. News & World Report;12/19/94, Vol. 117 Issue 24, p15
Discusses continuing strife in Kabul, Afghanistan. December 1994, which marks the 15th anniversary of the Soviet occupation that plunged Afghanistan into civil war; Number of people killed since then; Nine separate Islamic factions that have fought for control of Kabul for 2 1/2 years; How...
- People in pieces. Smith, Stefan A. // New Internationalist;Apr95, Issue 266, p5
Describes the aftermath of bombardment of the city of Khabul, Afghanistan by troops loyal to renegade Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Amount receives as payment for loyalty by the Mujahedin; Social conditions of civilians caught in the middle of the fighting.