Monthly Archives: July 2006

New Perspectives on Nuristan: Culture, History, Politics, and Economy

Argelaguer, Spain Nestled in wooded valleys of the Hindu Kush, Nuristan – “the Land of Light” – is Afghanistan’s newest and most remote province. It combines special history (the last pre-Muslim enclave in Central Asia, converted only in 1896) and current significance (a sometime hideout of militant Islamists, perhaps including Osama bin Laden). Between July […]