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Asila Wardak is a former Afghan diplomat who served as minister counselor at the Afghan mission to the United Nations. She is a member of the Independent Human Rights Commission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and formerly was also a member of the High Peace Council and worked with various UN agencies and the World Bank in Afghanistan. Currently, she is a fellow at Harvard University and serves on the steering committee of the Women's Forum on Afghanistan.
  •  June 13, 2022 
Over the last 20 years, the United States and other global powers pumped money and military aid into Afghanistan, only to see it disappear when militarism proved untenable and ineffective. Now, as Afghanistan endures a state of emergency, those same global powers offer sympathy for the people of our country without taking responsibility for …

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