ARR Issue 478

Tents provide the classrooms for this school in Afghanistan's Khost province. (Photo: Ahmad Shah)
5 Mar 14
Large numbers enrolled in school as old prejudices fall away.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar pictured in April 2012. (Photo: Omerdon100/Wikimedia Commons)
28 Feb 14
Analysts struggle to explain Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s apparently contradictory policy of pursuing war plus ballot success.
Although mountainous, Khost province offers a direct way into Pakistan. (Photo: Capt. John Severns/US Air Force/Wikimedia Commons)
20 Feb 14
More work is needed to transform a border crossing in Khost into a major entry point to Pakistan.