Afghanistan Essays

  • Afghanistan

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    FLAG The design of the Afghanistan flag is three vertical equal sized stripes, in order from left to right the colors are, black, red and green. Then, directly on the color red, which is in the middle of the colors black, and green comes the Afghanistan National Emblem. The color black on the flag is the first color. The color black stands for the past. The second color red, “represents the blood shed to free Afghanistan from rulers and from the British-Afghan war that happened in the 19 Century

  • Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan Afghanistan has been in a constant state of chaos for twenty years. The Soviets invaded in 1979 and installed a puppet regime. After they withdrew their troops in 1989, rival mujahideen (tribal) groups began to fight for the capital. By the time the Taliban came into the picture around 1994, the country had been devastated by war. Many Afghanis had fled to neighboring countries like Pakistan. An estimated 1 million lives had been lost. Now, bad conditions still persist. Afghanistan

  • Globalization in Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan’s importance with respect to the cultural impact of globalization is increasing as the war in Afghanistan draws down. Afghanistan sits on the edge of the unknown. Once the United States leaves it will be left to create its own destiny. The eyes of the world will be on Afghanistan to see who it allies with, who it trades with and how it conducts itself. Historically speaking, Afghanistan has modernized only when forced by invaders. The Soviet Union built many roads, schools, power plants

  • The Women of Afghanistan

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    because of the way our government is structured, not having freedom will never be an issue. This thought of peace and safety was similar to that of the women in Afghanistan prior to the Taliban reign, and before the government in Afghanistan was overthrown. Their fortunes would change in 1996 when the Taliban ended up controlling Afghanistan, and denying women of all their rights such as work, education, health care, and many more. The lifestyle women were accustomed to be forced to be drastically

  • Education in Afghanistan

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    this time. Within the area of Afghanistan, the schools and education have been considered a fundamental part of the past, present and every culture (Fabrizio). Afghanistan’s education system has struggled due to various conflicts as organizations from around the world have contributed to the improvement and quality of education throughout the region that has had a lasting impact on the Afghan people. There is a majority of reasons that caused the education in Afghanistan to weaken and become one of

  • Globalization Process in Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan is a very troubled country. Its recent history is full of wars and revolutions that undermined its democratic and economic status in the world. Afghanistan's economy is recovering from decades of conflict. The economy has improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 largely because of the infusion of international assistance, the recovery of the agricultural sector, and service sector growth. Despite the progress of the past few years, Afghanistan is extremely poor

  • Children of Conflict in Afghanistan

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    Children of Conflict: Afghanistan In the crowded city of Kabul there is a growing population of about six million children who dropped out of school to work and support their families. These children over work themselves every day to earn 10 cents per plastic bag, running between cars after pedestrians. Girls disguise themselves as boys so they would be able to go and sell plastic bags and earn a few Afghanis to get some bread to feed the family. The United Nations estimated that there are about

  • The Kiterunner: Status In Afghanistan

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    In the novel, “The Kiterunner”, the reader follows the life of a boy named Amir and we dive into his life in Afghanistan. In the beginning of the book, we follow Amir and his young life in Afghanistan with his father, Baba. Amir’s father is a very rich businessman and the two of them live alone in a large home because Amir’s mother died in childbirth with him. The only other people who play a major role in the novel are Baba’s friend and business partner, Rahim Khan, Amir’s family servant, Ali, and

  • Education In Afghanistan Essay

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    Education in Afghanistan did not start as a formal system. Originally children were educated privately. Their learning took place in religious locations, in homes and regal courts (Zoy, 2009, p. 18). In 1923, the first Afghan Constitution was created. At this time, education was recognized as the right of all Afghan nationals. However, the growth and development of the education system by the Afghan government really started in 1950s-60s. The government was attempting to build a national identity

  • Ethnic Conflict in Afghanistan

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    became increasingly profitable and important. In the past most of the fuel was imported from Iran but eventually with a trade embargo placed on Iran, fuel trade shifted from Iran, to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, the two major suppliers of fuel to Afghanistan. After the import from those two countries started the price of fuel was expected to stabilize because more fuel was imported than before, and the problem of fuel shortage was solved in many places; but unlike people's expectations the price further

  • Afghanistan Research Paper

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    Afghanistan has many cultures and traditions based on their religions. All of the religions pray five times each day facing the city Mecca or Mekkah. The religions are Sunni Muslim with eighty percent, Shi’a Muslim with nineteen percent and other religions equal one percent. Most of the Afghans follow the Islam religion; it dominates most of the personal, political, economic and legal lives. The men and women do not shake hand or even look at the eyes. Fridays are holy days, most of the shops and

  • Women in Afghanistan

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    Throughout recent history, Afghanistan has been a country in turmoil. Famine, drought, civil war and Taliban rule have all had a significant impact on the Afghani people. While this has taken a very negative toll on all Afghan people, I believe, that none have been more negatively impacted than the women of Afghanistan. Having said that, not everything the Western world deems as a negative is also considered negative by the women and men of Afghanistan. One only has to read this quote, “Wearing the

  • Afghanistan Research Paper

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    Only Enemy an Afghan cannot defeat is himself.” - a thousand splendid suns. Afghanistan has been war torn by centuries of constant invasions and war. Afghanistan has become so used to war they have become accustomed to it, this has lead to Afghanistan's constant struggle. Many things in Afghanistan lead to war there. Terrorist groups such as the Taliban occupy much of Afghanistan and enforce inhumane laws. Afghanistan struggles from extreme poverty, this leads to many people becoming homeless.

  • Afghanistan Pros And Cons

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    individuals. Partnership with Afghanistan is vital to the U.S., and it’s endorsed by the Afghans through a lengthy and democratic process. Emerging threats of ISIL, Russian’s aggressive strategy, Chinese domination vision for the region and Pakistan as a fragile nuclear state and sponsor of terrorism require a U.S. and NATO presence in the region. Since 2001 the U.S. taxpayers has paid around $113.1 billion for the security and reconstruction programs in Afghanistan, and at least 2247 U.S. military

  • Afghanistan Research Paper

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    In the hot and dry country of Afghanistan its people struggle to survive under the turmoil its government has created. Afghanistan's current government is left divided and struggling to put a solid form of government to support its people (Dupree). Afghanistan's borders is one that has been shaped by past invaders who have seeked to gain control of land to fulfill their own expansion needs. Nancy Dupree states that “Afghanistan has long been a prize sought by empire builders”(Dupree). The country's

  • Women's Rights In Afghanistan

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    Once the Taliban lost control of Afghan rule, women's rights began to change for the better. Now that the Taliban rule is gone, global organizations and Afghan women are working to make Afghanistan a more equal place. Losing control after 9/11 in 2001, different groups of people are making efforts to help Women’s rights. Since the rise of the Taliban, the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) has taken on many tasks and objective to improve life of women. The FMF has a plan to, “Intensify its nationwide

  • Ethic Groups in Afghanistan

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    be found in Afghanistan. Some are from other countries and others have only Afghan routes. Discoveries show that Hazaras are one of the lowest and Pashtuns one of the highest powers in Afghan society. People would automatically assume that there were only one or two different ethnic groups, which live in Afghanistan. However, there appears to be a great variety of different peoples living in Afghan society. All together, fourteen different ethnicities can be discovered in Afghanistan. I have found

  • Internal Conflict In Afghanistan

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    For decades Afghanistan has been a reservoir for war. From the collapse of the communist government, to the implementation of the Taliban’s extremist views, the country has been ridden with civil war resulting in over 26,000 civilians killed at the expense of the interminable violence. The people of Afghanistan see no end to the barbaric measures that have stripped them of their liberty. While corruption ridden the country’s leaders, the Taliban displays the public slaughter of civilians in order

  • British Invasion of Afghanistan

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    When Afghanistan was beginning its formation as a nation in the 1700s, two of that era’s major world powers were advancing toward Afghanistan: Britain westward from India and Russia moving eastward. “England was busy conquering India between 1757 and 1857, Visalli writes, “and Russia was spreading its control east, and was on Afghanistan’s border by 1828.” One of the most lucrative products that England exported from its new colony, India, was opium and by 1770 Britain had a monopoly on opium production

  • Hazara Tribe In Afghanistan

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    Hazara Tribe in Afghanistan The Hazaras are the third largest ethnic community in Afghanistan. People that are a part of this ethnic group have a variety of origins that make up their genetics and culture. Although their specific place of origin is unknown, it is widely accepted that they have a significant amount of Asian decent. They also have heavy influence from the Turkic and Mongol groups. There are approximately 70 different Hazara Tribes that exist today in both Afghanistan and Pakistan.