Afghanistan Essays

Standing Up for What Is Right

If you were to make one mistake in you life that changed almost everything in your life because you knew that you could have done something to stop it, would you try to find a way to make up for your mistakes? In the book The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini; it is about a man named Amir and his different challenges he has to face on his way to try and redeem himself from one big mistake he made…

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The Tragedy of Hassan in the Kite Runner

Abstract The character Hassan is consistently humble and good, leaving a great impression in reader’s mind. The role of Hassan in the story is significant. However, there are few scholars focusing on the character of Hassan. This essay focuses on the tragedy of Hassan, analyzing the causes with the theory Etiology. Etiology is a theory studying on various causes of one phenomenon. Key words: The kite runner; Hassan; Tragedy; Causes; Etiology 1. Introduction The kite runner is a novel written…

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Why do Sunnis (taliban) Hate Shias (iran and Hazaras)

Taliban – the world’s most extreme and radical Islamic organization that inspires fascination, controversy, and especially fear in both the Muslim world and the West – has been brought into sharp focus in Ahmed Rashid’s book “Taliban”. This enormously insightful book gives an account of Taliban’s rise to power, its impact on Afghanistan and the Central Asian region. The book also analyzes the wider regional and geopolitical implications of the Taliban’s advent to power and the role that Taliban has…

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To Be Accepted

Eric Berne a Canadian-born psychiatrist mainly known as the creator of transactional analysis and being the author of Games People Play, once said, “The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing. ” What Berne stated was that when you see life in your own perspective but are once given the reality of it you no longer will receive that chance…

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Taliban Vs Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a mountainous land-locked country, which is one of the central Asian countries. In addition, it is an Islamic country that Islam religion has played a significant role in governing it. In Afghanistan Many governments had been changed in past several decades. For instance, the Kingdom of Amanullah Khan, the Kingdom of Mohammad Nadir Shah, Mohammad Zahir Shah, The Communist Regimes, the Islamic State of Afghanistan, Taliban Regime, Interim Government, Transitional Government, and the Islamic Republic Governments. As most…

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Why do Children Run Away from Home in Afghanistan

Today, many families are faced with the problem of children both boys and girls escaping from home and it have negatively affected the Afghans society. However, in different cases it is considered as a very epidemic problem in Afghanistan. There might be many reasons why this unusual phenomenon happens in Afghanistan, so far; here I will discuss some major causes. To begin with, the first major problem why many young girls are trying to escape is forced marriage which means…

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Importance of Pakistan Location

Geo strategic means the importance of a country or a region as by virtue of its geographical location. Geo political is defined as, stressing the influence of geographic factors on the state power, international conduct and advantages it derives from its location. Stephen Cohn describes this importance “While history has been unkind to Pakistan, its geography has been its greatest benefit. It has resource rich area in the north-west, people rich in the north-east.” Pakistan is a route for transportation,…

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Reading Journal Parvana

The book Parvana is about an 11-year-old girl living in Afghanistan, under the extreme Taliban regime. The Taliban ban women from going outside without a man and Afghan women are forced to wear the burqa at all times in public. Her family lost almost everything due to the bombings/wars in Afghanistan. Her father sells their remaining family items at the market place and offers his service of writing and reading and documents for people to make a living. The story…

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The Scam of _reconstruction_ in Afghanistan

“The Scam of ‘Reconstruction’ in Afghanistan has been included into the “censored list”. American taxpayers are not aware of the ways their resources are used in financial aid programs abroad. USAID, the U.S. government, and numerous corporations lack transparency and accountability in the development of various financial aid programs for Afghanistan.             Introduction             “The Scam of ‘Reconstruction’ in Afghanistan” has already been included into the list of the top 25 stories. The news story reveals the hidden truth about…

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The Kite Runner Ap Review

The Kite Runner is written by Khaled Hosseini. The novel is set in Kabul, Afghanistan; a cosmopolitan city at the time. Western culture started mixing with Afghan traditions. The novel tells a story about a boy named Amir whose closest friend is Hassan, a servant’s boy. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of Afghanistan’s monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise…

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Parvana’s Life in Afghanistan

In “The Breadwinner” Parvana’s rights are being violated. She has the right to go to school and get an education. She has the right to go to court to defend people. She has the right to freedom and many other rights, but nearly all of her rights are being violated by the Taliban. I wonder how Parvana deals with it? This essay will be about some of the rights that are violated in Afghanistan, the right for an education, the…

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Culture of Pakistan

Culture Definition A simple definition of culture is that it is the human response to the forces of Nature and History. According to the (World Conference on Culture Policies, Mexico 1982)Culture is “the whole complex of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features that characterize a society or social group. It includes not only arts and letters, but also modes of life, the fundamental rights of the human being, value systems, traditions and beliefs.” PAKISTANI CULTURE Pakistan is the country…

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Drug Abuse and Treatment Centers in Afghanistan

The issue of narcotic drugs production and consumption is worsening in Afghanistan which threatens the security and hinders the development. Afghanistan as the largest opium-producing country in the world produces 94% of the world’s opiates and thus has 920,000 illicit drug users. Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) and many other major organizations such as International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), UNODC and Colombo Plan aim to eliminate opium and illicit drugs’ cultivation, production, trafficking and addiction in Afghanistan through…

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Understanding Effects of Ethnicity in Afghan Culture

Ethnic differences prevalent in Afghanistan have had a great impact on peoples’ personal lives especially during interpersonal communication. As an Afghan citizen, belonging to the Pashtan ethnic group, born and raised in a multicultural society, I had to master the art of effective communication at an early age. Here in this paper, I will explain how my life has been impacted by ethnic differences in Afghanistan especially during interpersonal communication. I will explain how I communicate with my friends from…

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The Taliban

Afghanistan has had a rough past few decades due to the Taliban, who also call themselves a “political movement group. ” The Taliban has made Afghanistan a very cruel place to live because of all the violence and ways the Taliban has changed the Afghanistan culture. The Taliban made the country a very scary place to live, as they also have access to many weapons they use to keep themselves a strong force. The Taliban has made a statement overall…

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