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As Afghanistan reels from a devastating natural disaster, members of Asia Society's Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders Initiative are actively coordinating relief efforts.
During a recent visit to New York, Saad Mohseni, founder of the largest media company in Afghanistan, said some U.S. cable news networks "could learn a lot from the Afghans."
Saad Mohseni, an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader and Moby Group chairman, shares his views on U.S. cable news and how it differs from coverage in Afghanistan.
Saad Mohseni, Aarya Nijat, and Faiysal AliKhan talk to Tom Freston about Afghanistan's young people, and rewriting expectations for the future.
Journalist Anand Gopal speaks frankly about the "tragedy, the catch-22" of Afghanistan on the eve of its 2014 election.
For the first time, political power in Afghanistan will be transferred from one elected president to another through a democratic process.
In pictures: Afghanistan gears up for its third presidential election since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
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.
Learn how Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leaders are changing Afghanistan’s narrative, in a program hosted by Tom Freston.
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.