Posts Tagged ‘World Bank’

Why Dr. Ashraf Ghani Was Best Person to Organize Kabul Conference

Ashraf Ghani, one of the main organizers of the conference, told the media he wants Kabul to have more control over aid dollars Kabul conference: Can Karzai take the reins? [Global Post] As U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai are said to have been at odds for some time now, and […]

Afghanistan Has ALWAYS Been Resource Rich, It’s Policy That Dictates Success

It has recently been reported by both the New York Times and Los Angeles Times that Afghanistan is extremely rich in mineral resources. Though the figure may be larger than previously imagined, the truth is that Afghanistan has many resources to make it self-sufficient. The Arghandab District of Kandahar Province before being over-run with insurgent […]

Saad Mohseni Tweets on Obama Afghanistan Address

Founder of the Moby Media Group, the media company behind Afghan Star and Tolo TV (without a doubt the best of the Afghan Satellite Television stations), Saad Mohseni, took to his Twitter profile tonight to respond to Barack Obama’s Afghanistan address. Below is Mohseni’s Twitter feed from tonight. Like us, Mohseni is fearful of the […]

The Greatest Hits and Misses of Obama’s Afghanistan Address

Speaking at The United States Military Academy at West Point, U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama finally addressed the American people to provide a clear explanation for the United States’ efforts in Afghanistan. Obama also made it a point to remind the American people exactly why the United States is still in Afghanistan 8 years after […]

Full Transcript of Obama’s Afghanistan Address

Good evening. To the United States Corps of Cadets, to the men and women of our armed services, and to my fellow Americans: I want to speak to you tonight about our effort in Afghanistan  the nature of our commitment there, the scope of our interests, and the strategy that my Administration will pursue […]