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Postcard — April 7, 2014, 5:37 pm

The Ghost Polls of Afghanistan

Election Day in Afghanistan’s hinterlands

A polling station at a school in Dasht-e Towp. © Matthieu Aikins

Conversation — March 20, 2014, 1:18 pm

The Prisoner: A Conversation with Omar Shahid Hamid

Omar Shahid Hamid on novelizing Karachi’s cops and gangsters

Omar Shahid Hamid

Letter from Afghanistan — From the February 2013 issue

Kabubble

Counting down to economic collapse in the Afghan capital

Perspective — January 23, 2013, 10:38 am

On the Supreme Power of Money in Afghanistan

What Afghanistan’s political economy tells us about its future

Kabul (detail) by Zalmaï

Commentary — June 30, 2011, 11:28 pm

Governor Ahmed Wali Karzai

Commentary — June 23, 2011, 11:38 am

Showdown City

Article — From the January 2011 issue

Disappearing Ink

Afghanistan’s sham democracy

Article — From the December 2009 issue

The Master of Spin Boldak

Undercover with Afghanistan’s drug-trafficking border police

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