Monthly Archives: September 2006

Afghanistan and the Crisis of National Identity

-A Presentation by Sayed Askar Mousavi- What is it to identify with one’s nation-state? This question, essentially simple in most Western countries, continues to bedevil Afghanistan. In a nutshell, the word “Afghan” may mean different things to different citizens. As the country strives to regain stability, the issue of national identity is vitally important… and […]