The new Summer-Fall 2017 issue of Afghan Connections is now available online. If you are a member of Friends of Afghanistan, you will receive a printed copy in the mail if you are on our mailing list.
Afghanistan’s first business accounting associate degree program.
With improved literacy, awareness, and understanding of their rights, Afghan females are now joining political, military, social and cultural activities.
Out with the old. In with new, young, educated, modern-thinking Afghans.
Polio is a terrible disease that must be eradicated.
The World should respond to this! This is a crime against humanity.
BBC Radio 3 produced a dramatization of A Night in the Emperor's Garden, the book I co-authored with Stephen Landrigan. Make yourself a cup of tea, sit back, and enjoy the play:
All Friends of Afghanistan members should visit the Dr. Nadia for Congress Facebook page. Dr. Nadia Hashimi is the first Afghan candidate for Congress in American history and her personal narrative is compelling. https://www.facebook.com/HashimiForUs/?rc=p
The Eiffel Tower turned off its lights to honor Kabul's attack victims.
It is very important to humanize and put a face to each and every 103 victims of the ambulance bombing. They are not mere numbers but are brothers, sisters, mot...hers, fathers, sons and daughters. Here’s one of my students who lost his life last Saturday to the horrific attack.
Fayaz Ahmad Farzam was my student last semester at Kardan MBA. He was a smart, and energetic young guy who was eager to help his family and serve this country. I’m told he is survived by his newly wed wife and a one year old baby daughter. It pains me to see him gone and know that his daughter will grow up not remembering her father.
Rest In Peace young man. We can only pray for you and your family.