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Afghanistan Now is a public education initiative of the Afghan Engagement Project. Afghanistan Now presents a fresh view of Afghanistan, helping to advance the conversation from beyond the conflict. With compelling stories and evidence-based information and analysis, Afghanistan Now aims to help make a complex country and issues easier to understand.

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Explore Afghanistan through the lives, culture, and history that have made Afghanistan a crossroads of civilization and the vibrant country that it is today.
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Dive in to the facts and numbers on Afghanistan's government and society.
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FEATURED STORY

Meet Ahmadullah Archiwal, who's mission is to mainstream cultural pluralism and tolerance in Afghanistan

By Kiomars Barakzai
Archiwal is an activist and academic who works on the long-term goal of peace building in a country that has witnessed more than 40 years of conflict across and within society. He is a strong believer in non-violence and its effectiveness in any situation.
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NEWS & ANALYSIS

The Afghan Government Must Lead Peace Talks, Its National Security Adviser Says
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Afghanistan: Little Help for Conflict-Linked Trauma
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Aisha Khurram Selected as Afghan Youth Representative to UN
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'FIRST WE WANT A CEASEFIRE' : RADIO POLL IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN SHOWS AN OVERWHELMING DESIRE FOR PEACE
July 23, 2019
Time4RealPeace, in partnership with Safa FM Radio, asked the people of Eastern Afghanistan their opinions on the current peace negotiations between the USA and the Taliban.
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