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Is this Afghanistan’s Tahrir Square?

In Afghanistan, an estimated 10,000 people have marched on Kabul’s presidential palace in Pashtunistan square, demanding better peace and security. The protest began as a funeral procession for seven people of Hazara ethnicity beheaded by alleged ISIS militant...
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The Killing of Farkhunda

A new BBC Our World documentary tells the shocking story of Farkhunda Malikzada, a young Afghan woman who was lynched in central Kabul earlier this year. Using audio footage recorded on phones at the scene of Farkhunda’s death, and interviews with Farkhunda’s ...
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Episode 72: Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal’s first book, No Good Men Among the Living: America, The Taliban and The War through Afghan Eyes, was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. And deservedly so -- this book is easily one of the most important foreign policy books of the last de...
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Episode 67: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a journalist and fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations who in April published the book Ashley's War, which tells the story of a group of female soldiers who accompanied special forces during missions in Afghanistan. In this con...