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This page displays all Asia Society content on Afghanistan in reverse chronological order.

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Tom Freston, principal of Firefly3 and Asia Society trustee, discusses his involvement with the Afghanistan chapter of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative.
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Asia 21 Young Leader Faiysal AliKhan, a research fellow at the New America Foundation, describes how he became a part of the initiative and shares anecdotes about his fellow young leaders from all around Asia.
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Asia 21 Young Leader Saad Mohseni discusses the positive impacts of Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative, such as allowing emerging leaders to address the Afghanistan-Pakistan region's problems collectively.
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Journalist Anand Gopal speaks frankly about the "tragedy, the catch-22" of Afghanistan on the eve of its 2014 election.
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In pictures: Afghanistan gears up for its third presidential election since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
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For the first time, political power in Afghanistan will be transferred from one elected president to another through a democratic process.
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Because a key condition for the continuation of international aid to Afghanistan is a comprehensive, transparent and credible vote, Saturday's election takes on even greater importance.
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Foreign soldiers may be heading home, and several international organizations are fleeing the violence, but there's no shortage of hope and optimism among Afghanistan's young people.
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A member of Asia Society's Afghanistan Young Leaders Initiative reminds readers that Afghanistan's April 5 election is "only a means to an end — a stable, peaceful, inclusive, and prosperous Afghanistan."
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TIME photographer shares compelling portfolio of Afghanistan with Asia Society Texas Center audience.
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TIME photographer shares compelling portfolio of Afghanistan with Asia Society Texas Center audience.
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The Bernard Schwartz Book Award recognizes nonfiction books that provide outstanding contributions to the understanding of contemporary Asia and/or U.S.-Asia relations.