Tag: Afghanistan

Record number of Afghan refugees

Based on current trends, the UN predicts that in 2017 at least 450,000 more people will join those already internally displaced By Bilal Sarwary, RAWA News Bibi Mariam was milking her cow when it suddenly let out a wild howl…

Leaving Afghanistan

Notes on Afghanistan: The Surge to Withdrawal by Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, January 6, 2012 Kabul sprawls like an injured lion. Its population has increased four-fold to 4.5 million over the past ten years. War refugees, fleeing the countryside for the…