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Topic: List of Afghanistan Governors

  Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari-Persian: افغانستان, Afğānistān) is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Asia.
Afghanistan is a literal mosaic of ethnic groups and cultures and a crossroads between east and west.
Afghanistan is a land-locked mountainous country, with plains in the north and southwest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan   (5855 words)

 Afghanistan, Landmine Monitor Report 2004
Afghanistan reports that the adoption of the new Constitution of Afghanistan in January 2004 has strengthened the country’s commitment to the Mine Ban Treaty as it requires the country to respect all international treaties it has signed.
Afghanistan has reported that all of the mines have been rendered free of explosives and are being used for mine risk education and display purposes.
Afghanistan reports that 2,500 communities are impacted by landmines and UXO in an area totaling 1.3 billion square meters of land, including over 800 million square meters of minefields and 500 million square metes of battlefield areas.
www.icbl.org /lm/2004/afghanistan   (12185 words)

Afghanistan is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest.
Afghanistan is an extremely poor country, highly dependent on farming and livestock raising.
International efforts to rebuild Afghanistan lead to the formulation of the Afghan Interim Authority (AIA), as a result of the December 2001 Bonn Agreement, and later addressed at the Tokyo Donors Conference for Afghan Reconstruction in January 2002, where $4.5 billion was collected for a trust fund to be administered by the World Bank.
creekin.net /n1-afghanistan.html   (2269 words)

 Afghanistan -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Afghanistan literally translates to 'land of the Afghans', but a plethora of other names have been applied to its general location in the past.
Afghanistan became the center of various important empires, including the Ghaznavid Empire (962-1151), founded by a local Turkic ruler from Ghazni named Yamin ul-Dawlah Mahmud, that expanded its suzerainty over a vast area from Kurdistan to northern India.
The Afghanistan nation-state as it is known today came into existence in 1747 as the Durrani Empire, and expanded outward from traditional Pashtun territories to include all of what is today Afghanistan, a portion of Mashad in Iran, and all of Pakistan and Kashmir as well.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Afghanistan   (6718 words)

 Top20Afghanistan.com - Your Top20 Guide to Afghanistan!
The Afghanistan nation-state as it is known today came into existence in 1746 under the Durrani Empire, but control was ceded to Britain until King Amanullah acceded to the throne in 1919 (see "The Great Game").
Afghanistan is an extremely poor country, highly dependent on farming and livestock raising but most people only farm enough food to feed themselves.
International efforts to rebuild Afghanistan lead to the formulation of the Afghan Interim Authority (AIA), as a result of the December 2001 Bonn Agreement, and later addressed at the Tokyo Donors Conference for Afghan Reconstruction in January 2002, where $4.5 billion was collected for a trust fund to be administered by the World Bank Group.
www.top20afghanistan.com   (2775 words)

 Pakistan - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Country in southern Asia, stretching from the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea, bounded to the west by Iran, northwest by Afghanistan, and northeast and east by India.
Pakistan is a federal republic comprising four provinces:; Sind, Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Baluchistan, administered by appointed governors and local governments drawn from elected provincial assemblies; Tribal Areas, which are administered by the central government; and the Federal Capital Territory of Islamabad.
By 1975 guerrilla activities had spread to Sind and the Punjab, and relations with Afghanistan, whose new government laid claim to the NWFP and Baluchistan, became strained when Afghanistan was seen to be supporting the Pakhtoonistan Liberation Front.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Pakistan   (5721 words)

 User:Jrp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles I have found to research in this way include the Governors of Puerto Rico, lists of ambassadors, and some early academy awards lists.
List of United States ambassadors to the European Union
José Miguel Gallardo - Governor of Puerto Rico
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/User:Jrp   (489 words)

As Afghanistan falls off the media map of the world, here is the snapshot of the previous month's efforts by the Afghan people to rebuild their lives and their country.
Karzai will be choosing the governor of the central Bamiyan province from a short list of all-female candidates that includes the former Minister of Women's Affairs, Habiba Sorabi." You can read here a list of official American initiatives to assist Afghan women in politics, business and education.
The governors of Zabul and Ghazni in southern Afghanistan are also conducting talks with Taliban, using religious leaders and local elders as intermediaries.
chrenkoff.blogspot.com /2005/03/good-news-from-afghanistan-part-10.html   (9103 words)

 OpinionJournal - Extra
Afghanistan is still steeped in a radio culture as the majority of the population, particularly in the remote rural regions, depend on radio for news and information.
The Governor of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar has said a special park would be built for women, the first such initiative in the area which was earlier a Taliban stronghold.
Afghanistan will also soon begin negotiations with its neighbors about the return of two dozen or so military aircraft belonging to the old Afghan air force, which have been hijacked and taken out of the country over the past quarter century.
www.opinionjournal.com /extra/?id=110006259   (9979 words)

 BD Profile Blog of Knowlegde
Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari-Persian: افغانستان, Afğānistān) is a country at the crossroads of Asia.
The Arabs initially annexed parts of western Afghanistan in 652 and then conquered most of the rest of Afghanistan between 706-709 CE and administered the region as Khorasan, and over time much of the local population converted to Islam, but retained their Iranian languages.
The historical rulers of Afghanistan were part of the Abdali tribe of the ethnic Afghans, whose name was changed to Durrani upon the accession of Ahmad Shah.
boydreamer.blogspot.com   (17630 words)

 Narco News Deconstructs the State Dept. "Terrorist" List
The first is Washington's confusing and arbitrary definition of "terrorists," and the State Department's hodgepodge fllist of "foreign terrorist organizations." That list fails to distinguish between groups that cross international borders to do violence and those that do not.
In a hypocritical slight of hand, the list singles out governments that support "terrorist" organizations, with nary a mention of governments that themselves engage in the exact same acts of violence and brutality that define terrorism.
Among the states it listed as backing terrorist groups are newfound "allies" in today's version of the "war on terrorism." They include Iran, Syria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Lebanon.
www.narconews.com /war2.html   (2653 words)

 AOP: Yesterday's Afghan News
The FAO had earlier warned that bird flu could be particularly hard for destitute Afghanistan to deal with as its public veterinary services remain weak, despite the fact that about 85 percent of the population lives in close contact with poultry, with most rural families having several chickens in the backyard.
The unrest is hampering Afghanistan's efforts to rebuild after 25 years of war that ended with fall of the Taliban.
In addition to the growing number of suicide bombings, a tactic once unknown in Afghanistan, Western officials cite persistent reports of a burgeoning collusion in Helmand and Kandahar provinces between drug traffickers and forces loyal to the Taliban, which banned opium poppies as un-Islamic when it ruled most of the country five years ago.
www.aopnews.com /yest.html   (4163 words)

 Ann Marlowe on Afghanistan on National Review Online
Before the Soviet invasion, Afghanistan had muddled along with a king whose authority diminished as distance from Kabul increased, provincial governors from the khan class, and the clans of a hundred cousins below them.
In business terms we might term some of this corruption, but the fact is that everyone in Afghanistan is someone's cousin, views himself as such, and operates in a more or less potent version of the same network.
It is fashionable to wring one's hands over the difficulties of the task we have set ourselves in Afghanistan, but instead we should rejoice at a situation where with little relatively little money and effort we can make a huge cultural impact and win ourselves friends for generations.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-marlowe031903.asp   (2559 words)

 Foreign Policy In Focus Special Report: The New Afghan Constitution: A Step Backwards for Democracy
Karzai was furious, declaring: “There won't be any deals on Afghanistan's system of government, neither with jihadi leaders nor with anyone else.” 19 That's an interesting choice of words, since in the end it was a backroom agreement brokered by U.S. and UN officials that led to the withdrawal of objections to a strong presidency.
In the middle of her speech, her microphone was shut off, and she was removed from the conference “for her safety.” Celebrated as a hero in her hometown, her calls for justice were ignored by the country's “representatives” and their foreign masters.
Although Afghanistan 's new Constitution asserts the right of freedom of the press, journalists who question the current order are arrested and intimidated.
www.fpif.org /papers/2004afghanconst.html   (4169 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to the Inactive 2004 Democratic Presidential Prospects
California Governor Gray Davis was initially viewed as one of the potentially stronger Democratic hopefuls for 2004 because he comes from vote-rich California and is one of the most successful fundraisers in the party.
She was considered by Gore as a possible VP runningmate for 2000, but she did not make the final short list.
We moved Hardy to our "inactive" list because -- by March 2004 -- she had yet to qualify for any primary ballots and did not appear to be attempting to gain ballot access.
www.politics1.com /dems04.htm   (13615 words)

 Add to list of 'could be' governors: Rep. Lynch - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Politics - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Add to list of 'could be' governors: Rep. Lynch - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Politics - News
Add to list of 'could be' governors: Rep. Lynch
we're in a war in Afghanistan, we're in a war in Iraq, we've got a big challenge on the issue of Social Security," he said.
www.boston.com /news/politics/governors/articles/2005/05/29/add_to_list_of_could_be_governors_rep_lynch   (594 words)

 Press Corner: Free Muslims Coalition
The stories have said that al-Zarqawi was removed as "the result of several mistakes he made," including for taking "the liberty of speaking in the name of the Iraqi people" and for "targeting the Islamic states neighboring Iraq, particularly Jordan".
They gave the list three days to disavow their stances or they will be killed.
The Taleban said yesterday that at least 100 people had enlisted to become suicide bombers in Afghanistan since the appearance of the blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as the European Union called for the media to adopt a voluntary code of conduct to avoid a repeat of the furor.
www.freemuslims.org /news   (12467 words)

 Introduction To Dag Hammarskjöld Stamps
The creation of this catalog was complicated by the fact that some issues are either not listed in the Scott catalogs or, if listed, are only a mention in the For The Record section.
Because of his interest in bicycling and mountains, he was elected to the board of the Swedish Tourist Association in 1940, and became its vice president in 1950.
In 1941, he became chairman of the governors of the Bank of Sweden, the oldest currency issuing organization in the world.
www.norby.dk /dh/dagh.html   (1814 words)

 Truth about Bowling for Columbine
Fact: After Grant's term, the NRA elected General Philip Sheridan, who had removed the governors of Texas and Lousiana for failure to suppress the KKK.
Fact: The aid in question was humanitarian assistance, given through UN and nongovernmental organizations, to relieve famine in Afghanistan.
That's because Glassner lists schoolyard shootings as one of the mythical fears.
www.hardylaw.net /Truth_About_Bowling.html   (6481 words)

 Add to list of 'could be' governors: Rep. Lynch - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Local - News
Add to list of 'could be' governors: Rep. Lynch - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Local - News
Questions are being raised about whether US Representative Stephen F. Lynch is testing the waters for a possible run for governor in Massachusetts.
Asked whether that meant he would not run, Lynch said, ''I don't see how it would be possible, given my current position."
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2005/05/29/add_to_list_of_could_be_governors_rep_lynch   (594 words)

 Countries Ab-Am   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Afghanistan - Albania - Algeria - American Samoa
Title Padshah-i Afghanistan (Dari language); De Afghanistan Bacha (Pashto language, official from 1937).
As indicated by the country's 1997 name change, the de facto leader during the Taliban rule (27 Sep 1996 - 13 Nov 2001) was Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar (b.
www.rulers.org /rula1.html   (4033 words)

 Terrorism Bibliography - Library - National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Summary: A one-volume encyclopedia of the people, organizations, places, and events that have dominated modern Lebanese history.
Appendices list Ottoman governors of Lebanon (from 1861), as well as presidents and prime ministers to 1998.
Summary: An encyclopedia containing the people, places, events, institutions, and ethnic and religious groups that dominate the history of Afghanistan.
www.mipt.org /terrorismbibliography.asp   (840 words)

 Afghanistan Online: Afghan Government & Politics
U.S. Department of Commerce: Afghanistan Investment and Reconstruction Task Force
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) -- Official Site
Women's Alliance for Peace and Human Rights in Afghanistan (WAPHA) -- Official Site
www.afghan-web.com /politics   (66 words)

VOA VIEW: Bush can't afford to have Rumsfeld rat out on him.
The U.S. military has spent just 40 percent of the $7 billion appropriated in 2005 for the training of Iraqi and Afghanistan security forces, a top Pentagon priority that is the lynchpin for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
The slow pace of spending was outlined in a congressional report that also raised questions about whether the Pentagon needs the full $5.9 billion it has requested for training this year in an emergency spending bill that is pending in Congress.
www.hottalkradio.com   (2203 words)

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