Posts Tagged ‘civil society’

Karzai Government Once Again Ignores Women of Afghanistan

As the United Nations and Afghanistan make preparations to negotiate with the Taliban, one group often seen as an after-thought by the Administration of Hamid Karzai once again finds themselves in the periphery: the women of Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai, who had to make it a point to promise more female cabinet members, after his supporters […]

Video : Vali Nasr ‘Jihad is Not Good for Business’

“It’s so interesting that in the Muslim world the middle class is now rising just as we here in the United States have decided to destroy ours…Our idea was, at least with Iraq. Let‘s completely destroy the society and then they‘ll vote and the middle class will spring up from their love of democracy. Is […]