UN Afghanistan Conference

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For decades, Afghan ethnic, tribal and religious leaders have been engaged in civil wars that have all but destroyed their country. Today, they or their representatives are gathering at a historic hotel in Bonn, Germany, with the United Nations hoping for commitments to what it calls "a broad-based government." The stakes could not be higher. We get some background on the factions involved from a journalist who has covered Afghanistan for 20 years, then hear about the prospects for peace - including a potential role for women, and the UN's success at nation building.
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Afghanistan's Endless War

The New York Times


Women's Alliance for Peace and Human Rights in Afghanistan

Advanced Cell Technology



Warren Olney