Tag Archives: South Asia

Finishing Strong: Seeking a Proper US Exit from Afghanistan

By DANIEL F. RUNDE and EARL ANTHONY WAYNE     (The following is an abbreviated version of a brief written for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. It is being republished in Pulse News Mexico with specific prior permission.) THE ISSUE A precipitous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan would endanger many of the social, political, economic and health gains that

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Out of the Frying Pan

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     They are the ethnic and cultural Rodney Dangerfields of the 21st century, a people displaced from their homeland of more than six centuries two years ago, only to end up being packed into overcrowded refugee camps in a country that can barely manage to feed its own people and which has only agreed to provide them with “temporary” asylum until their government

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