Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Afghanistan Culture

Evidence of urban culture (Afghan art), such as Mundigak near Kandahar, existed on the soil of what is now Afghanistan as early as the Bronze Age. Above all in Bactria on the upper and middle Oxus (Amudarja), rich cities blossomed in pre-Christian times, in which Persian, Greek or Hellenistic and Indian influences crossed, as can… Read More »

NATO on Kosovo and Afghanistan

Military actions other than traditional defense of one’s own country’s borders have long been controversial within NATO. From the American side, during the 1990’s, there was sometimes strong criticism of peacekeeping operations, which was based on a desire that the country would not be involved in European crises and wars that did not directly affect… Read More »

Afghanistan Religion and Languages

1994 Taliban emerges The division of Afghanistan was partly caused by the rivalry between several countries in the region, such as Iran, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Russia, directly or indirectly intervening in the civil war. According to Countryaah, the appearance of the armed group “Taliban” (Persian: “the students”) in southern Afghanistan changed the war.… Read More »