The Afghan Defense and Interior Ministries are not fulfilling their commitments to oversee the program.
Afghan society is an ancient patriarchy; legal due process for women is nonexistent.
The sooner Mr. Obama apprises our Afghan friends of this reality, the better for us—if not for them.
America is seen in South Asia as a power in decline, a perception fueled by the Afghan War.
This strategy only works if the Afghan government is capable of providing honest administration.
Margery was crocheting a baby's Afghan, and Polly was almost obscured by a rumpled, yellow dress which lay in her lap.
The situation was, however, complicated by the proximity of the Afghan frontier.
We have improved a little since we made the Afghan for Aunt Sallie, haven't we?
There we were confronted by Afghan troops, and defeated them at Somatash.
Even from that distance Sara Lee could see the bit of pink which was the bow on her Afghan.
name of the people of Afghanistan, technically only correctly applied to the Durani Afghans; Old Afghan chronicles trace the name to an Afghana, son of Jeremiah, sone of Israelite King Saul, from whom they claimed descent, but this is a legend. The name is first attested in Arabic in al-'Utbi's "History of Sultan Mahmud" written c.1030 C.E. and was in use in India from 13c. Attested from 1833 as a type of blanket or wrap (in full, Afghan shawl); 1973 as a style of sheepskin coat; 1877 as a type of carpet; 1895 as a breed of hunting dog.