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From “Aghanistan 21”—“Reasons to Hope”

There is no denying that the road ahead for Afghanistan, even when a new president takes office and the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) gets signed, will continue to be fraught with tremendous challenges for the foreseeable future.  However, people like … Continue reading

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Asia Society is Seeking Nominations for Asia 21 Young Leaders Network

Asia Society is currently seeking Asia 21 Young Leaders for our Class of 2014-15, as well as for our Asia 21 sub-groups: India-Pakistan 21 and Afghan 21. Each year, Asia Society welcomes a new class of 30 Young Leaders under … Continue reading

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Asia 21 Young Leaders: Changing the Narrative – Afghanistan’s Future

This event featuring three Asia 21 Young Leaders—Saad  Mohseni and Aarya Nijat from Afghanistan;  Faiysal AliKhan from Pakistan—underscored reasons for a more hopeful future for Afghanistan, contrary to what the mainstream media tend to portray in their coverage.  Asia Society … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – Post – 2014?

Mohammad Nader Yama, Asia 21 Afghanistan Young Leader writes an astute assessment of the situation in Afghanistan and what the country needs so as to steer clear of regressing into a state of deeper internal strife and corruption. Encouraged by … Continue reading

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“A Celebration of Democracy” – An Account by Afghanistan 21 Young Leader Freshta Karim

Freshta’s account begins on her 22nd birthday, the eve of the Afghan elections- the democratic transition that nation anxiously awaits.  Using her birthdays for reference, she reflects on the events that have shaped the country, and the journey that has … Continue reading

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