Afghan entrepreneurs are taking advantage of new technology, including audio editions, to bring books to a market that faces the challenge of 28 percent illiteracy.
Afghan women are writing poetry of love, war, exile, grief and Afghan independence with ferocity. By writing it they are also risking their lives.
Pulitzer Center grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy visit a Sufi mosque and experience snow—and a traffic jam—in Kabul, Afghanistan.
A new e-book published by Foreign Policy in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center details reporter Anna Badkhen's experience in Afghanistan during the war, embedded with the Afghan people.
Pulitzer Center grantee Anna Badkhen speaks with American Public Media about how families in Afghan villages have coped with violence and the Taliban.
As the world's biggest supplier of opium and its derivatives, Afghanistan not only faces skyrocketing cases of drug violence and addiction, but also of girls being traded to settle drug-related debts.
The Taliban’s opponents in Pakistan-Afghanistan border region are fighting back using the arts that religious fundamentalists seek to destroy—poems adapted to traditional Pashto music.
In her last slideshow from Afghanistan, Anna Badkhen reflects on her experience across the country. Her conclusion: Afghans don't close themselves off to outsiders; we simply must listen closely.
In Afghanistan, age-old violence rakes the land and steals its children. Somehow, civilians still find ways to survive. Anna Badkhen files her last dispatch.
"In the winter we have peace and in the summer we have war." Seasons dictate the rhythm of nearly everything in rural Afghanistan, including war. Anna Badkhen reports from Karaghuzhlah.
Afghanistan's war has no running time. Incessant violence has become the norm for those living in rural villages like Oqa where every life is a wartime tragedy.
Anna Badkhen rides through Afghanistan’s Khorasen, a region where almost every turn brings a reminder of the violence that has punctuated this part of the country.