Afghanistan Modern History

Afghanistan is a country located in Southern Asia. With the capital city of Kabul, Afghanistan has a population of 38,928,357 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. The fall of the Communist regime in 1992 has been followed by continued warfare in Afghanistan, in other forms and with other participants. The Islamic fundamentalist Taliban regime, which took power in 1996, became not only a threat to its own people, but…

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Afghanistan Healthcare and Money

Afghanistan Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Typhus & Polio 3 – Malaria 4 – Eat Drink 5 – Overview The medical care, in particular the possibility of inpatient treatment, is completely inadequate and in many parts of the country, especially in the countryside, almost non-existent. In the event of illness or accidents, the immediate transfer to a hospital of the foreign military units or…

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Afghanistan under the Taliban

Afghanistan under the Taliban

In 1994 the radical Islamic Pashtun Taliban (“religion students”), supported mainly by Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, intervened as a new military and political force in the Afghan civil war. The expansion of the Taliban also accommodated the strategic interests of various oil companies (e.g. the American Union Oil Company of California [Unocal], the Argentine Bridas Corporation), which were competing for the construction of a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to…

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